Are Small And Micro Caps Getting Set For A Massive Rally? (IWC)

From Chris Kimble: Small cap stocks tend to offer a bit more risk and reward. That equates to higher beta, which in turn tends to mean stronger returns when the broader market is healthy, and weaker returns when the broader market is in the doldrums.
NYSE:IWC November 21, 2017 10:27am

Russell 2000 Has Been Incredibly Resilient As Of Late (IWM)

From Dana Lyons: Though a notable laggard of late, the Russell 2000 Small-Cap Index has shown an unprecedented level of resilience in recent weeks.
NYSE:IWM November 17, 2017 6:12am

Russell 2000 Keeps Hovering Right Near New Highs (IWM)

From Dana Lyons: The Russell 2000 just spent over a month within 1 percent of its 52-week high, without achieving a new high -- a streak twice as long as the previous record.
NYSE:IWM November 9, 2017 6:27am

Hedgers Buying Downside Protection In iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)

We continue to see some hedgers enter the picture in IWM (iShares Russell 2000) and have been snapping up downside protective puts in December and January.
NYSE:IWM November 8, 2017 1:31pm

Don’t Ignore The Opportunities In Undervalued Small Caps (VBR)

The rising tide of the stock market has lifted all boats over the past several years, but it's lifted some more than others. Look at returns from just about every time period over the past decade or so, and you'll find one segment almost always come out on the bottom -- small cap value.
NYSE:VBR October 29, 2017 6:35am

European Small Caps Looking Good (DFE)

From WisdomTree: The first three quarters of 2017 have started to see the long-awaited passing of the baton from U.S. markets to overseas markets. Year-to-date through September 30, the MSCI EuropeJapan and EM Indexes all outpaced the S&P 500.1
NYSE:DFE October 23, 2017 5:51am

Small Caps’ Historic Squeeze Could Be A Crash Indicator (IWM)

From Dana Lyons: There has only been one trading range in the history of the Russell 2000 tighter than the current one -- and it immediately preceded a crash.
NYSE:IWM October 18, 2017 8:38am

Here Are The Biggest Threats For Small Caps (IWM)

From Steven Vannelli, CFA: With some exceptions, smaller-cap stocks in the US tend to pay higher taxes than their larger-cap peers. As such, speculation that corporate tax rates may be cut has stoked the performance of US small caps recently.
NYSE:IWM October 12, 2017 6:32am

Should You Chase The Small Cap Rally? (IWM)

From BlackRock: U.S. small caps have impressed recently, but they have hurdles to clear to win investors' affections longer term. Richard Turnill explains.
NYSE:IWM October 10, 2017 9:17am

Small Caps Are An Unexpected Source Of Share Buybacks (EES)

From WisdomTree: A few years ago, WisdomTree coined the phrase "Forgotten Dividend Payers" to refer to mid-cap and small-cap companies that pay dividends. In a yield-starved environment, within the United States one could dip down the market capitalization-size spectrum to find higher dividend yields.
NYSE:EES October 9, 2017 11:07am

When It Comes To Small Caps, It Pays To Focus On Quality (DES)

From WisdomTree: Many clients have been asking us, "What happened to U.S. small caps in 2017?" Also, they've been asking us what has happened to quality-focused small-cap strategies.
NYSE:DES October 5, 2017 6:38am

Small Cap Rally Appears To Be Getting Overextended (IWM)

From Dana Lyons: The current inexorable stock market rally has folks wondering where it will at least take a breather, if not put the brakes on.

Investors Are Hedging Small Cap Exposure After Big Recent Rally (IWM)

Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today examines big outflows in two of the world's largest ETFs, and some hedging taking place in small caps, which have recently roared to fresh all-time highs.
NYSE:IWM October 3, 2017 1:45pm

Can The Massive Russell 2000 Rally Last? (IWM)

From Dana Lyons: U.S. small-cap stocks scored a new 52-week high by a wide margin yesterday; is it a sign of more gains to come, or exhaustion?
NYSE:IWM September 29, 2017 6:22am

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