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Q2 GDP At 4.0% Soars Above Expectations

July 30th, 2014

economyDoug Short: The Advance Estimate for Q2 GDP, to one decimal, came in at 4.0 percent, and the annual revision for Q1 GDP lifted it from -2.9 percent to -2.1 percent. The Advance Estimate of the GDP deflator used to calculate real (inflation-adjusted) GDP rose Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY

Why To Beware Of Asset Class “Cross-Dressing”

July 29th, 2014

investThe U.S. investment-grade bond market has offered a sub-3% yield for 14 consecutive quarters, as measured by the Barclay’s Aggregate bond index. No wonder investors have lost interest in traditional higher-rated bonds. Read more…

NYSE:IWM, NYSE:VTI

The Most Shorted S&P and Russell Stocks

July 29th, 2014

short selling banTyler Durden: Earlier today (Monday), countless investors who still foolishly believe that in the new normal “fundamentals” matter, screamed out in terror when Zillow announced that it would acquire Trulia for $3.5 billion, a 20% premium to the Friday close, Read more…

NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY

Don’t Sweat The Small Caps

July 25th, 2014

etfsDavid Fabian: One of the more persistent themes since stocks took off in April has been the underperformance of small cap stocks. Specifically market experts have been overly fixated on the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) when compared to large cap indexes Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:VB

3 ETFs To Watch This Week (QQQ, IWM, SPY)

July 21st, 2014

market outlookMorpheus Trading: Two weeks ago, day-to-day volatility, indecision, and choppy price action in the stock market started picking up substantially. Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY

Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) In Consolidation Mode

July 10th, 2014

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: Stocks bounced off Tuesday’s lows, closing with modest gains across the board. The only index that is no longer in a strong uptrend is the small cap Russell 2000, which broke a short-term uptrend line and the 20-day EMA this week. Read more…

NYSE:IWM

The 4 Best Ways to Beat the Market

July 9th, 2014

beatthemarketStudies show that the overwhelming majority of fund managers cannot beat an unmanaged benchmark like the S&P 500(INDEXSP:.INX) or the Russell 2000(INDEXRUSSELL:RUT). Approximately three out of four of them fail every year. Over longer periods of time, more than Read more…

NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY

June 2014 Market Summary and ETF Analysis

July 1st, 2014

new etfsDavid Fabian: The month of June was characterized by a breakout of the trading range in stocks that led to another grind higher in the equity markets. This occurred despite some modest volatility and another round of top calling by predictive experts. Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:GDX, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VWO

3 Mid-Year Portfolio Tune Up Tips For ETF Investors

June 26th, 2014

etfsDavid Fabian: The midpoint of the year is often a great time to step back and assess your ETF portfolios strengths and weaknesses relative to your investment goals. With six months of data in the rear view mirror, you can clearly evaluate your best Read more…

NYSE:IDV, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY

Will Large Cap ETFs Continue To Surge?

June 20th, 2014

ETFsSweta Killa:  The major U.S. equity index has been climbing higher with the S&P 500 hitting new record highs for the nineteenth time this year. After breaking the record of eighteen highs in 1992, the index is slowly approaching the twenty-two highs that were recorded in 1991. Read more…

NYSE:IJR, NYSE:IWM

Can Large Cap Stocks Rally Without Small Cap Leadership?

June 6th, 2014

questions and answersIn last month, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) hit a fresh all-time high, surging as investors piled money into large cap stocks. The S&P 500(INDEXSP:.INX) nearly notched a similar milestone, helped by a sector rotation from growth and small cap stocks to Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY

The Russell 2000 Closes Back Above The 200 Day MA

May 27th, 2014

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: The Russell 2000 closed back above the 200-day MA after several weeks of discussion around $1,100, which is a positive sign. The bullish reversal candle on May 15 held up after two successful tests on May 20 and 21. Read more…

NYSE:IWM, NYSE:TNA, NYSE:TZA, NYSE:VGT

3 Small Cap ETFs To Watch

May 23rd, 2014

etfsSweta Killa: While the large cap indexes such as the S&P 500 and the DJIA are hitting new all-time highs amid valuation concerns, tapering and geopolitical tensions in Ukraine, the small cap benchmark –Russell 2000 – has been the worst hit Read more…

NASDAQ:PSCE, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:MLPJ, NYSE:VBR

The Small Cap Warning Shot

May 22nd, 2014

warningThere has been a lot of chatter about the divergence between small cap and large cap stocks and the technical implications. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500, which track large cap and blue chip stocks, have been trading near highs while the Nasdaq Composite Index and Read more…

NYSE:IWM

Busting Small Cap/Stock Market Risk Myths

May 21st, 2014

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco:  Busting Small Cap/Stock Market Risk Myths. Read more…

NYSE:IWM, NYSE:TNA, NYSE:TZA




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