IWM : Analysis & Opinions

  1. IPO ETFs (FPX, IPO): A Better Way To Ride The Bull

    November 13, 2013
    The bull market rages on as optimism levels remain elevated thanks to the latest upbeat GDP and employment reports coupled ...
  2. WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Growth Fund (DGRS) Starts Trading

    July 26, 2013
    Profit-taking pressures have begun to creep onto Wall Street as earnings euphoria has bolstered major equity indexes to all-time ...
  3. iShares Expands Bond Listings; State Street Launches Russell ...

    July 12, 2013
    Stocks rallied this week after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke quelled fears of the Fed scaling back its massive bond-buying ...
  4. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Surge On Bernanke Commentary, IYW And ...

    July 11, 2013
    Dovish comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke sent U.S. equities surging higher today, finishing near record levels. In ...
  5. 7 Articles ETF Investors Must Read: 7/11

    July 11, 2013
    Wall Street started off the week in high spirits after aluminum giant Alcoa (AA) kicked off the unofficial start of the Q2 ...
  6. SPDR Launches Cheapest Russell 2000 ETF - ETF News And Commentary

    July 9, 2013
    For investors looking for a cheaper small cap ETF option, TWOK from State Street could be a new way to go.
  7. Playing the Correction in July - Cook`s Kitchen

    June 28, 2013
    Playing the Correction in July - Cook`s Kitchen
  8. Time to Focus on Small Cap ETFs? - ETF News And Commentary

    June 13, 2013
    Why investors may want to tilt their portfolios to small cap ETFs at this time.
  9. Taper Remains Very Much on the Table - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 10, 2013
    Friday's jobs report does not remove the taper option off the table.
  10. Look Towards Small-Caps For Big Dividends

    May 22, 2013
    Small-caps can be a fruitful place to gain high yields.
  11. The Week Ahead: Did Wall Street Strategists Jinx Stocks

    March 22, 2013
    Increasingly daring market forecasts should unpleasantly remind savvy investors of the exuberance of Y2K, and the truth is ...
  12. The Week Ahead: Will Google or Amazon Follow Apple

    March 15, 2013
    March definitely went out like a lion in the markets, as records are being challenged daily...but although MoneyShow's Tom ...
  13. The Week Ahead: Will Overseas Markets Lead the Way

    February 22, 2013
    Most investors were expecting a correction after the enormous surge in 2013, but evidence from Europe indicates that the ...
  14. Do Large Cap ETFs Signal Trouble Ahead? - ETF News And Commentary

    February 15, 2013
    All current discussion about stocks centers on whether stocks can continue their climb upwards. While there have been countless ...
  15. Keep Your Eye on Treasury Rates

    January 23, 2013
    Could a near-term rise in yields finally break the bond bull and send money flowing into stocks? MoneyShow's Tom Aspray ...
  16. 2 Bullish Charts You Need to See - Cook`s Kitchen

    January 22, 2013
    For several months, I've been watching two indexes that I like to call "the other 2,400 stocks." One is the Russell 2000 ...
  17. Keep Your Eye on Treasury Rates

    January 21, 2013
    Could a near-term rise in yields finally break the bond bull and send money flowing into stocks? MoneyShow's Tom Aspray ...
  18. Signs Point to an Overextended Bull Market That Could Sell-Off

    January 15, 2013
    The stock market consolidated its gains last week while waiting for news. Earnings announcements this week could push prices ...
  19. Focus on Earnings with These ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

    January 9, 2013
    The vast majority of ETFs currently on the market utilize market capitalization levels for their weighting schemes. This ...
  20. Q3 ETF Asset Report: Investors Back in the Market? - ETF News ...

    October 10, 2012
    Overall, 2012 has been a good one so far for the ETF industry, particularly the third quarter where some funds witnessed ...
  21. The Week Ahead: What Do Sectors Say About the Economy

    September 29, 2012
    Troubling technical signals appear to be confirmed by recent movements in key sectors, driving up the possibility of a ...
  22. 2 Small-Cap Revenue Growth Stars

    September 22, 2012
    Small-cap stocks have come to the forefront this month, says MoneyShow’s Tom Aspray, who has two names with strong ...
  23. The Week Ahead: How Sorry Will May Sellers Be

    September 15, 2012
    Mantras can be prophetic until they aren't, and those who "sold in May" have already lost out on solid gains. ...
  24. Have We Seen the Lows for the Year? - Real Time Insight

    August 6, 2012
    Anybody who truly measured and weighed the economic and earnings data of the first half must surely see both in continued ...
  25. Is the S&P Fairly Valued at 1,400? - Real Time Insight

    July 30, 2012
    The S&P 500 corrected 10.5% in the spring and is now back up to within 3% of its highs since the Great Recession. Clearly, ...
  26. The Week Ahead: Did The ECB Put a Floor Under Stock Prices?

    July 28, 2012
    All it took was a few words from Europe's top banker to turn stocks around, but can the momentum last? MoneyShow's Tom ...
  27. Have the Bulls Been Trapped?

    July 26, 2012
    The technical health of the stock market has deteriorated and knowing the key technical levels will allow you to be better ...
  28. 3 Charts for Earnings Season You Need to See - Real Time Insight

    July 23, 2012
    Name one of the strongest patterns of this earnings season. That's right, weaker revenues. Below are 3 charts that Goldman ...
  29. The Week Ahead: Can Stocks Ignore the World's Problems?

    July 7, 2012
    Technical action in most markets seems to show this week's downswing was only a temporary pullback, which means buying ...
  30. Guide to the 25 Most Liquid ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

    June 29, 2012
    There are a number of misconceptions when it comes to ETF liquidity. Many investors believe that if a product doesn't trade ...
  31. The Week Ahead: Will Europe Spoil Apple's Party?

    April 28, 2012
    If this surprisingly good week makes you want to jump back into stocks with both feet, be patient, writes MoneyShow’s ...
  32. The Week Ahead: Will Earnings Revive the Rally?

    April 21, 2012
    Despite recent gains, critical market internals suggest the correction is not yet over, but more upside earnings surprises ...
  33. The Week Ahead: Buckle Up...More Turbulence to Come

    April 14, 2012
    The rough week has caused quite a bit of damage, and a deeper correction is likely. It pays to be defensive right now, but ...
  34. 2 Markets Where Big Volume Rules

    April 13, 2012
    Moby Waller of BigTrends.com explains that while stock trading volume is stagnant, the flow of capital into options and ETFs ...
  35. The Week Ahead: Risk Never Takes a Holiday

    March 31, 2012
    Risk of a deeper correction remains high despite a holiday-shortened week. Watch for technical warning signs, as well as ...
  36. The Week Ahead: Don't Worry About China's Growth

    March 24, 2012
    Economic news from China last week overshadowed improving technicals for in many parts of the market, including the specific ...
  37. The Week Ahead: Don't Bet Against the Stock Market, Part II

    March 17, 2012
    The market’s strength this week surprised many investors, and certain sectors have still more potential, writes MoneyShow ...
  38. New Phase Begins for the S&P 500

    March 15, 2012
    Look for a potential sideways or corrective phase to begin in the S&P 500, predicts the staff at Briefing.com, especially ...
  39. The Week Ahead: Should You Switch Sectors?

    March 10, 2012
    Technical evidence is mounting that seasonal sector rotation is taking place right now, and it is crucial for investors to ...
  40. The Week Ahead: Individual Investors Not Buying

    March 3, 2012
    There’s lots of cash on the sidelines of this aging rally, but investors should not get caught up in the hype. Instead, ...
  41. The Week Ahead: Will Crude Oil Crush the Recovery?

    February 28, 2012
    Select buying opportunities remain, but the combination of rising oil prices and latest deterioration in the financial sector ...
  42. A Better Way to Benchmark Risk Allocations

    February 25, 2012
    Salient Partners’ new Risk-Parity Index replicates the performance of an equally risk-weighted allocation to four asset ...
  43. 2 Good Energy Bets

    February 22, 2012
    Seasonal strength in the energy sector means good opportunity in select oil and gas stocks as winter melts into spring. ...
  44. The Week Ahead: Does This Headline Scare You?

    February 19, 2012
    Bullish magazine headlines have been the death of many a rising market, and in fact a correction is expected, says MoneyShow ...
  45. The Week Ahead: Stocks Need Some Bad News

    January 30, 2012
    Markets are due for a bull-scaring correction that would open more opportunities, but until then investors should stick with ...
  46. The Week Ahead: Wait to Buy Lower

    January 25, 2012
    Dividends are key to market-beating performance, especially during these times, says John Buckingham of The Prudent Speculator. ...
  47. The Week Ahead: The Path to Profits in 2012

    January 9, 2012
    The year has started off well, but some sectors and strategies have the potential to pay off even better in coming weeks. ...
  48. The Week Ahead: Will the Grinch Steal Christmas?

    December 20, 2011
    The warning flags are up, and time is running out for a solid rally. Be careful, and watch these key indicators over the ...
  49. The Week Ahead: Don't Be Late for the 'January Effect&rsqu

    November 30, 2011
    The annual fire sale of small-cap stocks may be happening several weeks early, which could give savvy investors a ground-floor ...
  50. The Week Ahead: Will the Supercommittee Sink the Markets?

    November 22, 2011
    It could be a couple of weeks until we know the true effect of the latest US debt debate in the markets, but there are still ...
  51. The Week Ahead: Don't Bet Against the Stock Market

    November 16, 2011
    As the markets continue to defy the bears, a proper breakout could be on its way as early as next week. So watch for any ...
  52. The Week Ahead: Can the Bulls Stay in Charge?

    November 7, 2011
    Tuesday’s drop gave investors an excellent entry point for what looks like a sustained rally. Of course, certain groups ...
  53. Is It Time To Think Small?

    October 25, 2011
    The small-cap sector seems ripe for the picking. Learn which opportunities could have big returns.
  54. The Week Ahead: The Market Doesn't Need Another Storm

    August 28, 2011
    Hurricane Irene looks tough enough, but the barrage of economic news next week could be even more of a problem for the ...
  55. The Week Ahead: Another Ride on the Rollercoaster?

    August 14, 2011
    Next week should prove quieter, but with all the uncertainty weighing on the markets, it’s probably best to get defensive ...
  56. The Week Ahead: Waiting for QE3

    August 7, 2011
    After a week like this one, it seems like the markets have nowhere to go but up…and although a rally is likely this ...
  57. How Far Will Stocks Fall?

    August 5, 2011
    New fears about the economy have trumped the debt resolution and the selloff is now on. Here are the critical support levels ...
  58. The Week Ahead: More "Bizarro World"

    July 31, 2011
    It’s all about the debt-ceiling debate right now, and mounting fears have caused technical damage that will take ...
  59. Don't Light That Short Fuse!

    July 30, 2011
    The markets seem likely to re-test recent lows, and if key technical levels are broken, it could easily spark a selling explosion. ...
  60. The Week Ahead: For Stocks, The Debt Ceiling's the Limit

    July 24, 2011
    The markets would probably be much more bullish if not for the debt-ceiling debate in Washington, and in fact last week's ...
  61. The Week Ahead: Are Hedge Funds Bailing Out?

    July 17, 2011
    It’s possible that big-time redemptions caused several would-be rallies last week to sputter and die. A short-term ...
  62. The Week Ahead: How Far Will Stocks Correct?

    July 10, 2011
    Friday’s downturn should continue into next week, but technical analysis shows the sell-off should be much less painful ...
  63. The Week Ahead: Will Stocks and Rates Continue Higher?

    July 3, 2011
    Like markets sometimes do, fortunes changed nearly overnight, and a rally took firm hold all last week. So firm, in fact, ...
  64. Week Ahead: Fireworks Coming Early?

    June 26, 2011
    Something's got to give as we approach Independence Day, as the quixotic action last week hurt both quick-hit traders and ...
  65. The Week Ahead: Is the Worst of the Selling Over?

    June 21, 2011
    Indicators are mixed, and any number of events next week could tip the scales to the bears or bulls, but sideways trading ...
  66. January's Bullish News For Small-Caps

    January 11, 2011
    With 2011 shaping up to be another great year for stocks, investors may want to take advantage of the seasonal phenomena ...
  67. How To Play The Small-Cap Comeback

    October 29, 2010
    If the economy returns to some level of normalcy, small-cap share prices should continue their upwards trend.
  68. Small-Cap Dividend Darlings

    July 9, 2010
    Don't forget small caps when you're dividend hunting. We go over what to look for and some good picks for investors.
  69. Betting On Large-Caps

    November 26, 2009
    The market has turned a corner and mega-caps are beating their small-cap counterparts.
  70. November 20, 2009: Market Summary

    November 20, 2009
    A closer look at the week's movements in the financial markets
  71. Weekly Review For July 13 - July 17, 2009

    July 13, 2009
  72. The Case For Small Caps

    August 28, 2008
    Small caps have proven worthy of a slice in an investors portfolio.
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