The iShares Small Cap ETF (IJR) Is Rapidly Catching Up To IWM

Today's move higher in equities has propelled the Russell 2000 and related tracker ETFs such as the $40.3 billion IWM (iShares Russell 2000, Expense Ratio 0.20%) to new all-time highs.
NYSE:IJR September 22, 2017 12:29pm

Discussion: The Best Ways To Build An ETF Portfolio

From WisdomTree: On last week's show, we had the pleasure of speaking to John Davi, founder and CIO of Astoria Portfolio Advisors, a new ETF model manager, and Pankaj Patel, head of quantitative research at Cirrus Research, who focuses on, among other things, how ETFs and fund flows impact the market.
NYSE:IJR August 2, 2017 6:03am

BlackRock: Small Caps Faltering Amid High Valuations, Lower Risk Appetite

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From BlackRock: Small cap stocks are faltering this year. Russ Koesterich describes why and whether that will continue.
NYSE:IJR April 11, 2017 6:28am

Here’s What’s Powering Small Caps’ Post-Trump Surge

Today we discuss the demand that has surrounded Small-Cap ETFs since Trump’s election, as evidenced by very heavy trading volume and inflows in the largest fund in the segment.
NYSE:IJR November 22, 2016 12:42pm

Growth Investing: Seasonality Favors Small Cap ETFs

etfsDavid Fabian:  Seasonality is an anachronism that is derived from certain asset classes historical penchant for over or under performance during certain times of the year.
NYSE:IJR November 6, 2015 3:00pm

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

Change Your Style By Driving An ETF [iShares Core S&P Mid Cap ETF, iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (ETF)]

etfsHave you ever tried to take advantage of that great rental car deal for an exciting sports coupe? You typically find that the “great deal” vanishes quickly after things like fuel surcharges, airport “convenience” fees, mileage and taxes take their toll. 
NYSE:IJH February 13, 2015 4:59pm

Will Large Cap ETFs Continue To Surge? [iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF), iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (ETF)]

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.
NYSE:IJR June 20, 2014 11:48am

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

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.
NYSE:IJR May 16, 2014 4:01pm

Why This Industrial ETF Belongs In Your Portfolio

ETFs2013 can easily be labeled as a period of broad-based global recovery especially in the developed corner of the world. The U.S. market gained considerable strength prompting the Fed to approve a modest dial-back in its ‘QE’ program starting this month.
NYSE:FXR January 8, 2014 4:41pm

Dow Jones Industrial Average: What Can We Learn From The 1987 Stock Market Crash?

crashChris Ciovacco: The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) was trading in an up and down fashion Tuesday as the negotiations in our capital dragged toward the October 17 deadline. From Bloomberg:
NYSE:DIA October 15, 2013 3:07pm

Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500: Traders Get Positioned Before Big Government Events

wall streetChris Ciovacco: Worst Week Since 2008 Financial Crisis: Below is a quick refresher course on the 2011 events that led to the “most volatile week in stocks since the 2008 financial crisis”. From Wikipedia:
NYSE:DIA September 29, 2013 10:59pm

Dow Jones Industrial Average: Will The D.C. Standoff Derail The Bulls?

bearbullChris Ciovacco: Never A Dull Moment. You can say a lot of things about working in the money management business, but you cannot include the words dull or boring in your commentary. The markets finally got past the overly anticipated
NASDAQ:QQQ September 24, 2013 10:44am

Why This Low Risk Small-Cap ETF Belongs In Your Portfolio

new etfsThe growing fear about the health of the international economy, especially the emerging nations, has led investors to shift their focus to the U.S. economy, which although not entirely immune to the challenges, has still shown promise since
NYSE:IJR September 6, 2013 12:24pm

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