The investing landscape in a steamy summer

By Ron SurzCovestor

The following heat maps show style-sector-country returns for the year-to-date through July.

Healthcare stocks of all styles and countries have dominated, while energy companies have suffered.

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Healthcare Shines

Outside the U.S., Canada has performed worst and Japan has performed best.

The best sector-style-country segment has been Canadian healthcare companies with a 65.7% return.

The worst performing segment is U.S. small cap growth energy companies with a 36.4% loss.

That’s a 102% spread from best to worst!

Photo Credit: Silvia Vinuales via Flickr Creative Commons//

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