Observations by Dorian Young February 22, 2023
The Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS®) will undergo minor modifications next month, on March 17. So minor in fact, that if you blink, you may miss the event! Only 14 stocks in the S&P 500® Index will be moving to a new sector. These stocks represent...
Observations by Dorian Young August 22, 2018
The Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS®) will be revamping its shrunken Telecommunication Services sector (now just 1.9% of the S&P 500 Index) into a hot, newly renamed Communication Services sector...
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