The only S&P sector in the green today is the recently-battered utilities (XLU +1.2%)....

|By:, SA News Editor

The only S&P sector in the green today is the recently-battered utilities (XLU +1.2%). Through Friday, the stocks were the market's worst performers in November, falling 7% amidst worries of a hike in the dividend tax rate (Sandy didn't help either); never mind the fact so much of the holdings are in tax-advantaged accounts.