Updated to include Avon's rejection of Coty's bid.NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Avon Products ( AVP) was the best-performing stock in the S&P 500 on Monday morning. The S&P 500 was gaining 4.42 points, or 0.31%, to 1,412.89.
The 'flight to safety' exchange-traded funds for U.S. Treasury bonds, gold bullion, and dividend-rich utilities remain viable asset allocation choices for diversified investors.
Weak energy and volatile finance sectors question the sustainability of continued strength across all 11 S&P 500 sector exchange-traded funds.
The bulls continue to control the global markets, but all nine global averages do not have positive weekly charts and the leading averages have become overbought.