Posts Tagged ‘NYSEARCA:IWM’

Russell 2000 ETF Beginning To Build Momentum

August 19th, 2014

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: The small-cap Russell 2000 Index, which has lagged the other major averages for several weeks, is finally beginning to build momentum on the daily chart. Read more…


How To Trade When Panic Strikes

August 4th, 2014

market-fear-panicEvery month, I get together with Alexander Green, Sean Brodrick, Matt Carr and several other Oxford Club investment strategists to shoot a video we call the Editors Roundtable. It’s a lively discussion – and sometimes a debate – about current Read more…


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…


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…


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…


5 Portfolio Moves For The Second Half

July 1st, 2014

moveThough 2014 so far has seen a number of surprises, the year has played out mostly according to the 2014 outlook my colleagues and I laid out late last year. 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…


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…


Busting Small Cap/Stock Market Risk Myths

May 21st, 2014

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


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