A Seeking Alpha Contribution
- U.S. manufacturing is experiencing a revival.
- Cheap natural gas is attracting chemical companies to the U.S.
- FSCHX offers a pure play on the chemical sector, while PYZ delivers mid and small cap exposure.
The chemical sector has expanded every month in 2014, and chemical equities are one of the strongest sectors in the market. Growth is set to continue for years to come, and the sector is starting to break out. Investors have several options for gaining exposure via ETFs and mutual funds.
The chemical sector is seeing a boost from two fundamental forces in the U.S. economy. The first is the manufacturing sector recovery. The Purchasing Managers’ Index for manufacturing remains high, with Markit’s flash PMI for September at 57.9, the same as August…to continue reading, please Click Here
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