2014 Sector Performance in a Nutshell

Statistical trends support more upside in 2015.

In 2014, much has been made of the relentless bull run in equities over the previous 5 years. Market pundits called for an extension of range in one breath and a catastrophic correction in the next.

  • Energy loses 14% in Q4 as crude drops 48% in 2014.
  • Healthcare, Technology and Real Estate sectors lead the way forward into 2015 according to data from Morningstar’s sector indices.
  • China boasts top performer in Real Estate sector.

The last quarter of 2014 was a conflicted one. Energy fell deeper into a hole as crude plummeted. Real Estate, on the other hand, made 32% of its yearly gains in Q4 alone!

>> Full article over at SeekingAlpha.

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