Conservative Investments Lead the Market in 2016

After high market volatility in 2015, it is not surprising to see that investors are favoring conservative investments in 2016. We’d like to highlight here a trio of conservative sector funds, which show improving relative strength compared to the S&P 500 index.

The Fidelity Select Utilities Fund (FSUTX) returned an impressive 14.5% in the last three months, surpassing the 2.77% return by the benchmark Fidelity Spartan 500 Index Fund (FUSEX) in the same period:


The Fidelity Select Telecomm Fund (FSTCX) is at a new all-time high level and returned 10.17% in the last three months:


The Fidelity Select Consumer Staples Fund (FDFAX) reached an all-time high too, and returned 6.32% in the last three months:


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