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Industry Groups

The stock market is often divided into different industry groups or sectors representing key areas of the economy. Within each group are publicly traded companies that share the same broad focus. The following is a list of some of the main industry groups. Click into each group to learn about its key trends, COVID-19 impact, and major players.

Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT)

Consumer Goods


Financial Services


Oil & Gas

Test your understanding of various industry groups:

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