The energy sector has been trading sharply higher, as rising oil and natural gas prices create a sturdy tailwind for many of these integrated service and exploration companies.After a frightening dip in January, that tested the 200-day moving average, the Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLE) has rocketed to new all-time highs. In fact, XLE has now gained over four percent in the month of April and more than 13 percent since its February low.This ETF is the largest and most heavily traded large-cap energy index, which encapsulates 44 companies and over $10 billion in total assets.Related: Uranium ETFs Are Coming On StrongMany experts discounted the potential for the energy sector coming into 2014, as skepticism about the future of commodity prices weighed on revenue growth prospects.However, since the beginning of the year, the United States Oil Fund (NYSE:USO) has gained 6.12 percent and the United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSE:UNG) has jumped nearly 26 percent. Weather-related factors...
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