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    5 Top-Ranked Finance Stocks That Crushed S&P 500 Year to Date

    The S&P 500 Index recorded its best August over the past 36 years as investors rotated into the beaten-down segments of the year — cyclicals. The index jumped 7{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49} along with Nasdaq, Dow Jones and Russell 2000, which were up in the range of 5.5-11{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49}. Major technology companies’ resilience to the coronavirus crisis supported the momentum. Also, several positive developments on the COVID-19 vaccine-related front and the reopening of the economy supported the rally. However, the trend reversed late last week after the S&P 500 pared gains and lost 4.3{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49} over the last two trading sessions. A huge rally in the high-profile tech names, which caused overvaluation concerns, led to…

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