Recent Small Cap Popularity Continues As We Head Into September (IWM)

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Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today looks at unabated inflows into both large cap and small cap equities on the final day of August.
NYSE:IWM August 31, 2017 12:24pm

Why It’s Probably Time To Sell Small Caps (IWM)

From Zacks: U.S. small-cap stocks have persistently underperformed the large caps this year and finally ended up registering "their biggest weekly drop in a year and a half" in the week ended August 11, 2017, as per an article published on Financial Times.
NYSE:IWM August 28, 2017 6:18am

Why Is The iShares Russell 2000 Index ETF (IWM) Underperforming So Badly?

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From Zacks: U.S. small-caps have been continuously lagging their large-cap counterparts this year. Although small-cap stocks have had a disappointing earnings season, large-cap stocks have been gaining on strong earnings, currency effects and higher growth prospects, internationally. Small-cap stocks on the other hand are more domestically focused.
NYSE:IWM August 22, 2017 7:39am

Small Caps Looking Very Weak As Fall Approaches (IWM)

From David Fabian: The summer is rapidly closing and a new season will shortly be upon us.  The seasonality of the markets this time of year has always been a tricky proposition as well.  With that in mind, I'm going to outline my current thoughts on some of the big picture charts.
NYSE:IWM August 20, 2017 6:29am

iShares Russell 2000 (IWM) On Shaky Ground Amid Outflows, Bearish Options Activity

Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today looks at the so-called "vol of vol," some recent outflows and downside bets on a popular small cap ETF.
NYSE:IWM August 17, 2017 12:09pm

When It Comes To Small Caps, These Factors Are Key (DES)

From WisdomTree: Despite all of the noise reverberating within investment discussions today, the bottom line is that strong risk-adjusted performance drives people toward investment goals. Thinking about factors is one way to accomplish this objective.
NYSE:DES August 6, 2017 7:42am

Solving Today’s Biggest Issue With U.S. Small Caps (DES)

From WisdomTree: Let's be honest--we live in a world that is dominated by home bias. Almost 100% of clients that we have spoken to over the past few years agree that the U.S. market is approaching the upper end of the valuation spectrum.
NYSE:DES August 3, 2017 7:58am

Examining Today’s Big Russell 2000 Small Cap Sell-Off (IWM)

Something is wrong with Small-Caps today, as we are witnessing a vicious sell-off in the indexes and related funds.
NYSE:IWM August 2, 2017 1:36pm

Five Trends That Could Impact Global Small Cap Funds

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From Invesco: The only constant is change -- and the global market is certainly proof of that. As we assess our outlook for the rest of the year, we see several potential changes that could impact international small- and all-cap funds. Here are the five trends we anticipate having the biggest effect -- and the ways the Invesco International and Global Growth team is poised to respond.

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.

The Case For Underappreciated Small Cap Dividends (DES)

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From WisdomTree: It seems like everywhere across the investment landscape in 2017 there is talk about "factors."
NYSE:DES August 1, 2017 12:15pm

Russell 2000 Small Cap ETF (IWM) Offers Big Options Opportunity

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 July 31, 2017 6:48am

Don’t Miss Out On Small Cap Europe’s Big Opportunity (DFE)

From WisdomTree: After getting past a variety of elections--most notably the French presidential election--without anti-market sentiment spreading throughout Europe, we have seen a relatively large shift in equity market performance.
NYSE:DFE July 27, 2017 6:31am

Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) Sees Outflows, Despite Recent Bounce

Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today sees a general lack of options and flow activity as we hit the dog days of summer, although some outflows are starting to hit a popular small cap fund.
NYSE:IWM July 20, 2017 12:06pm

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