Investors might need to relearn some long-held assumptions following a major reshuffle of stock sector classifications.
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Chris Dieterich is a strategist in BlackRock’s ETF and Index Investments group. Previously he was a journalist at The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and Dow Jones Newswires specializing in ETFs and investing. He writes primarily about indexing and ETF education.