July was mostly positive for sector ETFs.
August was a grim month for four sectors, but fairly decent for the rest.
Defense ETFs added to their hefty annual gains after President Trump called for a $54 billion increase in defense spending.
Tracking difference can be up for interpretation based on variations in input data.
Energy dominated the other sectors, but technology and basic materials followed closely.
For defense contractors, ‘sequestration’ has been anything but a disaster.
With the GOP taking over the U.S. House, it’s time to look at a number of ETFs that could ride the wave higher.