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Published: August 30th, 2020 - 8.00pm EDT

Basic materials sector

The basic materials sector (also known as basic industries sector) is an industry category made up of businesses engaged in the discovery, development, and processing of raw materials. The sector includes companies engaged in mining and metal refining, [...]

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Capital goods sector

Capital Goods sector definition

The Capital Goods sector (also known as Industrial sector) is a category of stocks of companies who produce capital goods used in construction and manufacturing. Businesses in the industrial goods sector make [...]

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Telecommunications sector

The Communication Services or Telecommunication sector is made up of companies that make communication possible on a global scale, whether it is through the phone or the Internet, through airwaves or cables, through wires or wirelessly. These companies [...]

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Consumer cyclical sector

Consumer cyclicals (also known as consumer durables sector) are a category of stocks that rely heavily on the business cycle and economic conditions. Consumer cyclicals include industries such as automotive, housing, entertainment, and retail. The category [...]

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Consumer staples sector

The consumer staples sector (also known as consumer defensive sector and consumer non-durables sector) is a category of stocks of companies who produce or sell essential products that include typical products such as foods & beverage, household goods, [...]

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Energy sector

The energy sector is a category of stocks that relate to producing or supplying energy. The energy sector or industry includes companies involved in the exploration and development of oil or gas reserves, oil and gas drilling, and refining. The energy [...]

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Financial services sector

The financial services sector provides financial services to people and corporations. This segment of the economy is made up of a variety of financial firms including banks, investment houses, lenders, finance companies, real estate brokers, and insurance [...]

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Health care sector

The healthcare sector consists of businesses that provide medical services, manufacture medical equipment or drugs, provide medical insurance, or otherwise facilitate the provision of healthcare to patients. The healthcare sector is one of the largest [...]

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Real Estate sector

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are publicly traded companies that allow individual investors to buy shares in real estate portfolios that receive income from a variety of properties.They allow investors to easily invest in the real estate sector, [...]

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Technology sector

The technology sector is the category of stocks relating to the research, development and/or distribution of technologically based goods and services. This sector contains businesses revolving around the manufacturing of electronics, creation of software, [...]

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Utilities sector

The utilities sector refers to a category of companies that provide basic amenities, such as water, sewage services, electricity, dams, and natural gas. Although utilities earn profits, they are part of the public service landscape and are therefore [...]

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