Today is a market anniversary of sorts, with stocks beginning a bull run on Oct. 9, 2002 and...

|By:, SA News Editor

Today is a market anniversary of sorts, with stocks beginning a bull run on Oct. 9, 2002 and then peaking on Oct. 9, 2007. Performance since the 2007 top (dividends included): Staples (XLP) and Consumer Discretionary (XLY) lead the way, gaining 47.1% and 34.6%, respectively. The outlier on the downside is the financial sector (XLF) -49.9%. (via)