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Smart Sector ETFs Picks Part III: IT, Materials, Real Estate, Utilities

Smart Sector ETFs Picks Part III: IT, Materials, Real Estate, Utilities
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Today's final post will address the ETFs to consider for four remaining sectors: Information Technology, Materials, Real Estate and Utilities: Since the beginning of the year, the S&P 500 Information Technology index is up about 40%.The next sector focuses on a wide range of real estate management and development companies as well as equity real estate investment trusts (REITs), but excludes Mortgage REITs.The Real Estate Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLRE ), which we covered previously , provides exposure to the sector.p Although residential real estate is booming, the commercially-focused real estate sector underperformed in 2020.

Three other Real Estate ETFs worth considering: Vanguard Real Estate Index Fund ETF Shares (NYSE: VNQ ), the iShares Residential and Multisector Real Estate ETF (NYSE: REZ ) and the Schwab U.To invest in firms in the chemical, construction, material, packaging, mining and paper industries, consider the Materials Select Sector SPDR® Fund (NYSE: XLB ).

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