The Pattern of Russell 2000 ETF Is Concerning

ETFsRick Pendergraft:   Back in November I wrote about the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM) and how the ETF was facing resistance in the way of the $119.50 area. The area had been the site of former support and looked primed to serve as resistance on any attempt to rally back up.
NYSE:IWM January 6, 2016 4:45pm

Russell 2000 ETF Faces Layers of Resistance

etfsRick Pendergraft:  As with most equity-based indexes, the Russell 2000 has rallied sharply from the beginning of October, gaining over 9% from the end of September through the high on Friday. While that is an impressive rally, it has brought the index up to several layers of resistance.
NYSE:IWM November 10, 2015 3:59pm

Should You Own Small Cap ETFs? [iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF), iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (ETF)]

new etfsDavid Fabian:  Small cap stocks were one of the strongest areas of the market in the first half of the year and have recently seen much of their gain for the year erased. Growth investors are typically emboldened by periods of strength in smaller companies
NYSE:IJR August 20, 2015 4:39pm

A Recession Within A Recession [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares, Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares]

Economy recessionOn Friday, the federal government announced that the U.S. economy contracted at a 0.7 percent annual rate during the first quarter of 2015.  This unexpected shrinking of the economy is being primarily blamed on “harsh” weather during the first three months
NYSE:DIA June 1, 2015 4:43pm

Signs To Watch For A Major Peak In Stocks and Impending Bear Market [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares]

market outlookChris Sheridan: It is said that an image is worth a thousand words. This chart conveys a very important message when it comes to the future direction of the stock market and whether investors should be concerned about a coming bear market.
NYSE:DIA February 11, 2015 5:38pm

Small-Caps Look To Break Through Resistance [Direxion Small Cap Bull 3X Shares (ETF), Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares]

investTyler Laundon: I’ve been writing a fair amount about small-cap stocks lately since they’ve underperformed large caps in 2014.
NYSE:IWM December 1, 2014 3:29pm

Will Small Cap Stocks Bounce Back In 2015? [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares, Direxion Small Cap Bull 3X Shares (ETF)]

bearbull1Tyler Laundon: Small cap stocks continue to underperform large cap stocks in 2014.
NYSE:DIA November 21, 2014 4:23pm

The Beginning Of A New Bear Market? [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares, Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares]

bearbull1Chris Puplava: Over $5.5 trillion in value has been erased in global equities since they peaked in September and stabilized last Wednesday. The S&P 500 lost nearly 200 points with the Dow shedding nearly 1500 during the correction.
NYSE:FAS October 23, 2014 2:21pm

Why The Next Major Economic Collapse Is Rapidly Approaching [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares]

Economy recessionMost people that discuss the "economic collapse" focus on what is coming in the future.  And without a doubt, we are on the verge of some incredibly hard times.  But what often gets neglected is the immense permanent damage that has been
NYSE:FAS October 14, 2014 2:38pm

Two Charts Suggesting Trouble Ahead? [Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute, Russell 2000]

Wall streetGeorge Leong: Today, I’m going to talk about the technical picture and what to expect going forward.
NYSE:DIA October 3, 2014 10:49am

Why Do Some Traders Fear The Death Cross? [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares]

key level to watchJim Bach: The term "death cross" has been making the rounds in financial headlines recently as the Russell 2000 has breached this technical indicator.
NYSE:IWM October 2, 2014 3:39pm

Do Not Fear The Russell 2000 “Death Cross” [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares]

deathcrossTyler Laundon: Last week was a rough one. And no doubt you noticed that most of the big stock moves were to the downside – especially with small-cap stocks.
NYSE:IWM September 29, 2014 1:17pm

Many Investors Still Fear Stocks [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares, Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares]

market-fear-panicDespite this week’s losses, stocks are still having a good year – in fact, they’ve been having a good five years. During the bull market of the last five years, U.S. stocks, as measured by the S&P 500, have generated total returns of 233%.
NYSE:FAS September 26, 2014 12:59pm

4 New Warning Signs For Stocks [Dow Jones Industrial Average, Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares]

market correction bearMichael Lombardi: According to the Investment Company Institute, investors have been taking money out of U.S. equity funds since April of this year.
NYSE:DIA September 24, 2014 12:48pm

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