Technology and Financials On The Verge of Breakout

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The S&P 500 is taking a breather this afternoon, with the index off 10 bps. The technology sector has been consolidating nicely over the past couple of days and look ready to break higher using the XLK as a proxy, as do the financials using the XLF as a proxy.

Technology

We can see on the hourly chart the recent consolidation taking place, and the ETF seems primed and ready to pop higher. Technology Sector

(Interactive Brokers)

Financials

In the daily chart of the XLF, we can see the ETF looks primed to move higher.

Financial Sector Performance

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