Sellers were most aggressive in the technology sector, helping the ^REW^ gain on Wednesday. Meanwhile, buyers remained on the offensive in the commodity space, making higher prices for materials and energy shares. Both the ^XLE^ and the ^XLB^ gained well over 1%.
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The ^SPY^ closed higher for a third trading day in a row on Wednesday, leading both the ^DIA^ and the ^IWM^.
Among the top ETF PowerRatings funds going into trading on Thursday are the ^VNQ^, which maintained its top rating over the course of the trading day.
Also among the top rated funds for Thursday is the ^XLU^. XLU had closed lower for five days in a row going into Wednesday’s trading and ending the day up less than 1%.
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The pullback in real estate related exchange-traded funds means more overbought conditions for the ^SRS^, which has closed in overbought territory below the 200-day moving average for three out of the past four trading days.
The most oversold ETF in our database going into Thursday’s trading? Among ETFs that are not related to the real-estate sector, that award goes to the ^XLK^, which slipped into oversold territory on the close of Wednesday’s trading. XLK has an ETF PowerRating of 6.
Buying pressure in crude oil remains high, with the ^USO^ closing higher for a third day in a row.
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