BlackRock: Small Cap Rally Will Likely End Soon

BlackRock's Russ Koesterich describes what has driven the small cap rally, and explains why its days may be numbered.
NYSE:IWM December 2, 2016 10:04am

Russell 2000, Up 20% In November, Needs A Major Correction

From Taki Tsaklanos: Following a massive 20% rally in the Russell 2000 in the month of November, the venerable small cap index looks primed for a major pullback before running to new highs.
NYSE:IWM November 29, 2016 6:54am

Small-Cap Investors See Big League Growth Under Trump

I’ve been in the financial industry a long time, and I’m continually amazed at the market’s astuteness in making reliable, actionable forecasts.
NYSE:IWM November 23, 2016 11:21am

As Mega Cap Techs Plunge, Small Caps Are Flying Higher

Analyst Paul Weisbruch points out some interesting post-election action in the markets, which remain strong despite a number of huge heavy-hitters getting sold off.
NYSE:IWM November 14, 2016 12:23pm

Small Cap Stocks on the Verge of a Big Breakdown?

Small capInvestment advisor Dana Lyons points out today that the Russell 2000 index is on the verge of violating multiple trend lines of support, which could mean a major breakdown is in the works.
NYSE:IWM October 27, 2016 11:13am

Here’s Why All Investors Should Own Some Small Cap Stocks

penny stocksFrom Grant Wasylik: Far too many investors ignore small-cap stocks, and that's more likely than not to hurt their portfolio's returns.
NYSE:IWM August 24, 2016 9:28am

May Trade Deficit Up 3.8B From Revised April

wall-street-etfJill Mislinski:  The U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, also known as the FT-900, is published monthly by the Bureau of Economic Analysis with data going back to 1992. The monthly reports include revisions that go back several months.
NYSE:DIA July 6, 2016 11:04am

The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and NASDAQ Composite Since Their 2000 Highs

wall streetDoug Short:  This update is a response to a standing request from a couple of sources that we also share with regular visitors to our Advisor Perspectives pages.

Throw Out Your Stock Market ‘Event Risk’ Playbook

investDavid Fabian:   It seems like every time you turn on the financial media that they are talking about a playbook for some upcoming crisis or event.  That may include the FOMC meeting, BREXIT vote, presidential election, gold manipulation, options expiration, currency upheaval, economic data, etc…
NYSE:DIA June 16, 2016 12:15pm

Why Mutual Funds Are NOT Facing Extinction

mutualfundDavid Fabian:  I recently came across an interesting article from Matt Turner over at Business Insider on how Mutual Funds Are Facing Extinction
NYSE:DIA June 7, 2016 12:40pm

History Says A Big Move Is Coming For Stocks

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco:  The chart of the NYSE Composite Stock Index below shows equities have been indecisive since the second half of 2013.
NYSE:DIA May 16, 2016 3:36pm

Stocks Have Gone Sideways While Earnings Have Tanked

bearbull1Chris Ciovacco:  If stocks are driven by earnings, then it would be logical to assume that during a period of sideways action in equity prices that earnings would also remain basically unchanged.
NYSE:DIA April 11, 2016 3:00pm

Russell 2000 ETF Faring Worse Than Other Index ETFs

new etfsRick Pendergraft:  Generally when I look at an index in this space it is the S&P 500, but that doesn’t mean I don’t look at other indexes. Looking through scans and charts last night, one index ETF jumped out at me, as it has fared much worse than the other index ETFs.
NYSE:DIA April 5, 2016 4:32pm

Why You Should Drop Politics From Your Investment Portfolio

donald trumpDavid Fabian:  People tend to take their politics and religion seriously. That’s one of the reasons I try to avoid conversations in these topics because they often end in stalemates or “agree to disagree” type conclusions.
NYSE:DIA March 10, 2016 5:16pm

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