Two More Reasons To Like Equities: Growth & Inflation

bullish buyI’ve long been advocating that investors should overweight equities relative to bonds, and while equity valuations are no longer at their cheapest and there are risks inherent in stocks, I still hold this view. In fact, all the factors
NYSE:DIA October 15, 2013 5:24pm

Why Small-Cap ETFs Should Continue To Outperform

etfs: The stock market got what it wanted; the easy money will continue to flow into the economy and will help to support and possibly drive the stock market higher.
NYSE:IWM September 23, 2013 10:52am

The Advance In The Russell 2000 Index Is Somewhat Alarming

bullish buy: Investors continue to view this market with an extremely bullish view.
NYSE:IWM August 1, 2013 1:16pm

Looking For A Low Risk Entry Point In The iShares Russell 2000 Index ETF (IWM)

buyers and sellersStocks gapped higher on the open, but failed to follow through and basically chopped around all session long. Most averages closed up on the day, about 0.4% to 0.6% higher, with the NASDAQ 100 and Midcap S&P 400 noticeable laggards.
NYSE:IWM July 9, 2013 1:17pm

A Positive Trend Developing In The iShares Russell 2000 Index ETF (IWM)

new etfsStocks concluded the holiday-shortened week on a firmly positive note last Friday, as the major indices scored solid gains across the board. The S&P 500, Dow Jones, and NASDAQ each climbed 1.0% and closed at their intraday highs. Total volume in both
NYSE:IWM July 8, 2013 10:57am

Checking In On Our ETF Trades (SPY, IWM, XLF, IAI, UNG)

sellbuyStocks appeared to be following through on last Friday's weakness, with most averages down 1.0% or more by 11:30 am. However, stocks found traction during the lunchtime doldrums and surged higher in the final hour of trading, sending most
NYSE:IWM June 4, 2013 10:26am

Forget The SPDR S&P 500 Trust, Focus on Mid and Small Cap ETFs (SPY, IWM, IJH)

new etfsEric Dutram: Improving consumer confidence and a continued rise in the employment rate gave the U.S. a good start to the year, sending all indexes to near all time highs. The S&P 500 index crossed its $1500 level
NYSE:IJH March 10, 2013 11:15am

The Recovery Continues To Topple ‘Big-Picture’ Theories (DIA, IWM, SPY, VXX, VXZ)

economy-recoverySy Harding: There’s never a shortage of ‘big picture’ theories, usually of the gloom and doom variety. They certainly sell books; often cause anxiety, sometimes even fear, often keep investors out of the
ETF BASIC NEWS February 10, 2013 11:09pm

Europe: The Euro Crisis Is Not Over (IWM, XLB, XLI, XLY, XME, XRT, IJK)

europeChris Ciovacco: With U.S. markets making new highs, many have put Europe on the back burner. It may be time to slide that pot forward a bit. According to the AP:
NYSE:IWM February 4, 2013 1:14pm

Three ETFs At The Heart Of The Recent Rally (VOO, VO, IWM)

bearbull21-150x1501Eric Dutram: The fourth quarter earnings season has been fairly upbeat given the fact that a majority of companies that have reported so far have beaten expectations on both the bottom and top lines.
NYSE:IWM January 30, 2013 1:19am

How To Supercharge Your Portfolio With The Russell 2000 Index (RWM, IWM, INDEXRUSSELL:RUT)

investingGeorge Leong: Small-cap stocks will be a key driver of the broader market should the U.S. and global economies continue to improve. In 2012, small-cap stocks trailed only the technology sector as far as performance. The Russell 2000 advanced the most in December.
NYSE:IWM January 29, 2013 3:18pm

The Market’s History of Seasonality Continues

Wall streetSy Harding: Once again the stock market’s favorable season is producing an impressive rally. The Dow has gained more than 10% since its November low, with the rally accelerating
NYSE:DIA January 27, 2013 1:33pm

Middle Class Decline Under Obama Shown In 5 Charts (SPY, DIA, IWM, FAZ, TZA, SDS, FAS)

economyBen Gersten: U.S. President Barack Obama often makes a point of talking about how important our country's middle class is to our economic growth - something he reiterated yesterday (Monday) in his second inauguration speech.
NYSE:FAS January 23, 2013 4:21pm

S&P 500, Russell, and Dow Jones Index: Signs A Correction May Be Near

market correction bearChris Vermeulen: The great market prognosticators have by now came out with their 2013 predictions about financial markets. It seems to me to be a fool’s game to try to predict what financial markets are going to do in the future.
NYSE:DIA January 22, 2013 2:17pm

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