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Healthcare ETFs Lag the Broader Market Amidst Regulation Scare

Once an outperformer last, providing investors a defensive play in 2018, the healthcare sector and related ETFs are now among the worst off in 2019 as the threat of regulations weigh on this market segment.

The Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEArca: XLV) reflects one of the poorest performers this year, advancing 4.2% year-to-date, compared to the 16.7% rise in the S&P 500. The performance in this sector marks a stark contrast to last summer when health companies…
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