From Pippa Stevens: The Russell 2000 is having its best start to the year since 1987.
From BlackRock: Rick Rieder and Russell Brownback argue that monetary policy restrictiveness, fading fiscal stimulus, and growing economic uncertainties leave markets more vulnerable today, and these risks are not to be toyed with.
From Steven Vannelli, CFA: Among the major groups of stocks around the world that we follow, US small-cap stocks have been the best performer over the last decade as the USD experienced a strong bull market. US small caps have outperformed our mid/large group of developed companies by almost 40% over the last 10 years.
From Chris Kimble: The Russell 2000 trend remains solidly higher, as it has created a series of higher lows and higher highs inside of rising channel (1) over the past 25-years.
From Technical Traders, Ltd.: Now is the time for traders to really pay attention to the rotation in the US Stock market as well as the continued price rotation in certain sectors.
From Dana Lyons: While large-cap tech stocks continue to reach new highs, small-caps have struggled to keep up.
From Invesco: With fears of a trade war looming over global large-cap stocks, the small-cap factor emerged as the clear winner of the second quarter. Specifically, small-cap low volatility/high dividend was the best-performing factor, followed by the small-cap versions of value, growth, equal weight and momentum (see the chart below for the indexes that represent […]
From BlackRock: Small-cap stocks have outperformed large and mid caps this year. Chris Dhanraj explains why and whether it can continue.
Technical analyst Chris Kimble examines the Russell 2000’s chart and finds the potential for a bearish reversal at strong overhead resistance.
From Chris Vermeulen: We’ve been warning our followers not to become frightened by price rotation in the US majors for months. Our predictive analysis has been showing us the upside in this market is far from over and our most recent analysis of the global markets is showing us that emerging markets and many global […]
From Invesco: Small caps have materially outperformed large caps in 2018, with the S&P SmallCap 600 Index outpacing the S&P 500 Index 7.80% to 2.58% between Dec. 29, 2017, and May 25, 2018.1 Below, I highlight the drivers of small-cap returns this year, and why I believe the trend could continue.
From Chris Vermeulen: While the US majors continue to push higher through recent price rotation levels, the IWM (Russell 2000 ETF) is showing investors where strength lies in the markets.
Technical analyst Chris Kimble examines the recent performance of small cap stocks and finds evidence of a renewed rally.
Technical analyst Chris Kimble sees potential for further upside in small caps, which just hit new all-time highs.
From Zacks: As the broader market steps into the fifth month every year, the old adage – “sell in May and go away” – comes to the forefront. The proverb is ingrained in the S&P 500’s awful historical run for the May-to-October period.