Archive for the ‘NYSE:IWM’ Category

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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Busting Small Cap/Stock Market Risk Myths

May 21st, 2014

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


Don’t Go Bargain Hunting With Small-Caps

May 21st, 2014

bargainIt was another tough day for investors on Tuesday, with the major averages dropping precipitously before gaining a bit back at the end of the day. A worrisome trend is developing in May, and choppy trading is even giving pros like David Tepper a little Read more…


Are Small Caps Foreshadowing A Larger Collapse In The Market?

May 21st, 2014

market collapseInvestors are worried about small caps at the moment. Does their poor performance this year foreshadow a larger collapse in the market? Does it matter? It’s something my friend and colleague Marc Lichtenfeld and I have discussed at length over the Read more…


The Only Small-Cap Index ETF You Should Own

May 16th, 2014

new etfsTyler Laundon:  As I wrote on Wednesday, with small caps off to a rough year and large-caps hitting record highs, there is a compelling case to be made for buying the little guys over the big boys right now. Read more…


Is The Russell 2000 Index In Trouble?

May 15th, 2014

Wall streetMorpheus Trading: Institutions have been selling the heck out of small cap stocks lately, as the Russell 2000 only managed a two-day bounce off the lows before reversing. There is obviously no appetite for risk right now, as firms continue to rotate into lower beta names. Read more…


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