Finding Comfort and Dividends With Utilities ETFs

Treasury yields rise and the utilities sector falls. With market participants pricing in an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve, perhaps as soon as this month, the rising yields/slumping utilities sector scenario is playing out. [Crunch Time for Rate-Sensitive ETFs]

XLU’s “weekly momentum reading is projected to rise to 69.53 this week, up from 58.19 on Jan. 29. Momentum scales from 00.00 to 100.00 with a reading below 20.00 oversold and a reading above 80.00 overbought. A rising reading above 20.0 is positive while a declining reading below 80.00 is negative,” according to

Utilities Select Sector SPDR