Forget “Sell In May,” Try “Switch In May” Instead

From Grant Wasylik: Last year was another cruddy year for active equity managers.
NYSE:IWM May 17, 2017 4:14pm

Sudden Volatility Spike Brings Small Cap Options, Outflows Into Focus

Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today points out the massive sudden uptick in volatility that in turn has put several near-term options trades in play, and notes some recent outflows in small caps.

Small Cap IWM Threatens To Break Important Technical Support

Large and Small-Cap U.S. equities have had some bloodletting lately, with the speedbump that the markets have had, as we have seen a substantial $9 billion leave SPY (SPDR S&P 500, Expense Ratio 0.09%), as well as over $1.2 billion flood out of IWM (iShares Russell 2000, Expense Ratio 0.20%).
NYSE:IWM May 11, 2017 11:33am

Small Cap Earnings Looking Good So Far

From The Royce Funds: With arrival of spring comes first-quarter earnings announcements throughout the stock market. Large-cap companies generally report a little earlier, business results are better than 1Q's GDP might imply, and the news so far for both small- and large-cap stocks has been encouraging.

This Leading Stock Market Indicator Remains Firmly Bullish

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From Taki Tsaklanos: U.S. stock markets are hitting new highs this week. The Nasdaq Composite index broke through the psychologically important level of 6,000 points while the small cap index Russell 2000 broke above 1400 points. The Dow Jones index briefly touched 21,000 points, and the S&P 500 was inches away yesterday from 2,400 points.
NYSE:IWM April 27, 2017 9:35am

Big Money Is Leaving SPY And Piling Into IWM

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows report, which today focuses on outflows from large caps and into small caps, along with outflows from a couple of popular gold miner funds.
NYSE:IWM April 26, 2017 1:20pm

Exodus From Small Cap Funds Accelerates Into End Of Week

Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial wraps up the holiday shortened trading with his daily fund flows update, today pointing out conflicting fund flows in popular large cap equity funds, an exodus from small caps, and rising interest in foreign stock ETFs.
NYSE:IWM April 13, 2017 12:36pm

Interesting Options Activity, Money Flows Seen For Small Cap Funds

Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today looks at some interesting options activity and money flows in small cap funds, and previews the slew of earnings results coming up next week for financials.
NYSE:IWM April 10, 2017 11:44am

New Month Brings Fresh Outflows In Small Cap Funds Once Again

Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today picks up on renewed selling of small cap funds, along with some apparent sector rotation into energy and away from a few other sectors.
NYSE:IWM April 5, 2017 12:40pm

How Concerning Are The Pullbacks In Banks And Small Caps?

Money manager and analyst Chris Ciovacco examines the recent downturn in small cap stocks and financials, and makes an interesting conclusion that fears are probably overblown -- for now.
NYSE:IWM March 28, 2017 7:04am

Options Market Presents A Unique Opportunity For The Small Cap IWM

From Andy Crowder: We, as options traders, have the ultimate advantage over other investors. Unlike most investors, we have the ability to structure our positions in a way that generates profits regardless of the direction of the underlying stock or ETF.
NYSE:IWM March 27, 2017 6:29am

Small Caps Are Suddenly Back In Vogue As Q1 Draws To An End

Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today focuses on a renewed interest in small cap stocks, reversing an earlier trend, along with big-time inflows into emerging markets amid end-of-quarter portfolio repositioning.
NYSE:IWM March 24, 2017 11:13am

After The Recent Pullback, Are Small Cap ETFs A Buy Or A Sell?

From Zacks: After outperforming the broader market in November and December on Trump’s victory, small cap stocks have lost their luster this year.
NYSE:IWM March 22, 2017 10:57am

Small Caps’ Volatility Diverges From Price: Which Will Blink First?

From Dana Lyons: Though the Russell 2000 is off its highs, its volatility expectations are hitting 52-week lows; which is correct?
NYSE:IWM March 17, 2017 6:36am

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