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

Is It Time to Look for Reversal?

morningcallScott Redler: World markets are mixed this morning as investors try to figure out what's next. Last week we discussed the small head and shoulders pattern that was forming in the market and some weakness in sectors that could lead to a pull-back. The signal to pare down some risk on a short time-frame came when
ETF BASIC NEWS August 19, 2013 9:15am

Recession 2013 Looks More Likely After Weak Jobs Report (IWM, SPY, DIA, SDS, SH)

Jonathan Yates: Every politician promises "more jobs" for the American people. This has been the foundation of virtually every speech at the conventions for both parties. 
NYSE:DIA September 13, 2012 2:02pm

“Risk On” and “Risk Off” Are Different Now (IWM, INDEXSP:.INX, SPY)

The Daily Capitalist: Three days ago I put up a post arguing for a “risk off” portfolio positioning.  This extends that thinking.
NYSE:IWM August 27, 2012 11:58am

Peru ETF and Gasoline ETF Ready For A Breakout? (EPU, UGA, IWM, DIA, SPY)

Stocks recovered from a morning gap down to close lower but well off session lows, on light trade. Small cap stocks suffered the most yesterday as the Russell 2000 (NYSE:IWM) and the S&P MidCap 400 shed 1.0% and 0.7% respectively. The Dow Jones Industrial average (NYSE:DIA) lost just over 0.5%

NYSE:EPU March 21, 2012 10:07am

Monitoring Long Term Resistance In The Russell 2000 Index (IWM, TNA, TZA, UWM, TWM, INDEXRUSSELL:RUT)

Corey Rosenbloom:  While the NASDAQ recently crested above both its 2011 and 2007 (before the recession) high, the Russell 2000 – an index mainly of small-cap stocks – struggles to overcome its key long-term resistance level.

NYSE:IWM March 20, 2012 12:55pm

Look For A Buying Opportunity In This Emerging Market ETF (EWW, ITB, SPY, DIA, IWM)

Stocks closed higher on Monday, but faded into the close. Trade was light. The small-cap Russell 2000 (NYSE:IWM) finally set a new 52-week high, as it cleared resistance at 833. By the closing bell, the Russell had tacked on 0.9%. The Nasdaq finished a close second as it added 0.8%. The S&P 500


Russell 2000 Index Close To A Breakout (IWM, SPY, UWM, DIA, INDEXRUSSELL:RUT)

Stocks set new highs on Thursday but trade was mixed. As of yesterday, the small-cap Russell 2000 (NYSE:IWM) was still the only major index that had not set a fresh 52-week high. Still, the Russell (INDEXRUSSELL:RUT) led yesterday's advance as it posted a 1.0% gain. The S&P MidCap 400 tacked on

NYSE:IWM March 16, 2012 10:09am

Markets: Major Indices Are At Resistance (EPU, FDN, DIA, IWM, QQQ, SPY, XRT, IYZ, IYT)

Stocks ended the day mixed as volume waned. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSE:DIA) was the only, of the five major indices, to post a loss yesterday, as it closed lower by a modest 0.1%. Higher beta stocks led the day as the Nasdaq (NASDAQ:QQQ), small-cap Russell 2000 (NYSE:IWM)
NYSE:EPU January 12, 2012 10:41am

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