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The Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLE). XLE, the largest equity-based energy exchange traded fund, is higher by 17.40% this year, but that showing lags those of non-equity oil ETFs. XLE and rival equity-based energy funds will be tested when first-quarter earnings start rolling in. However, those reports could bring some bright spots for the [...]