Strong performance in the financial sector (XLF) since last summer has been almost completely...

|By:, SA News Editor

Strong performance in the financial sector (XLF) since last summer has been almost completely concentrated in the big caps, says Bespoke, but small and mid-cap financials have begun to show relative life over the past couple of weeks. Another strong sector - materials (XLB) - has been led by the smaller stocks, but everything has fallen off a cliff recently.