Small Business Optimism Soars Under Trump: Good For Small Caps?

President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to lower taxes and slash regulations is working wonders for business optimism here in the U.S. Last month, the Index of Small Business Optimism soared a phenomenal 7.4 points to 105.8, its highest reading since 2004.
NYSE:IWM January 18, 2017 7:36am

Big Money Is Flowing Out Of Small Caps And Into Large Caps

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which includes a continued flight away from small cap funds and into large caps, along with some seemingly unrelated outflows from mid caps.
NYSE:IWM December 28, 2016 12:46pm

Traders Are Starting To Bet Against Small Caps

Analyst Paul Weisbruch brings investors his daily fund flows update, which today points out some bearish bets rolling in against a well-known small cap index, along with an oil fund seeing bearish activity as well.
NYSE:IWM December 21, 2016 12:10pm

One Way To Trade The Red-Hot Small Cap Sector

From Andy Crowder: Small caps have led the way during the post-Trump rally. Since the election, the Russell 2000 (NYSE:IWM) has managed to gain 10.6% in 21 trading days.
NYSE:IWM December 13, 2016 9:42am

Russell 2000 Indicates A Massive Stock Bubble Is Forming

From Taki Tsaklanos: Is a stock market bubble in the making? Yes, a stock market bubble is likely to develop in 2017 based on our risk model and proprietary market barometer.
NYSE:IWM December 12, 2016 7:21am

Can Small Caps Continue Their Recent Surge?

From Zacks: For investors seeking momentum, iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM - Free Report) is probably on radar now. The fund just hit a 52-week high, which is up roughly 43.7% from its 52-week low price of $93.64/share.
NYSE:IWM December 7, 2016 11:33am

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.

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