IWM : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Is It Safe to Buy? - Video Blog

    December 17, 2014
    It's not 1998 all over again, so you want to be buying under S&P 2000
  2. 3 Indicators Predict a Sell-off That Could Make Traders 87%

    October 22, 2014
    The small-cap Russell 2000 is officially in a correction, falling as much as 12% from its September high. Even after this ...
  3. Small-cap stocks have taken a beating at the hands of jittery investors, but there are opportunities if you focus on dividends.

    Playing Small-Caps In This Market? The Key Is Dividends

    May 30, 2014
    Small-cap stocks have taken a beating at the hands of jittery investors, but there are opportunities if you focus on dividends. ...
  4. Are Small Caps Predicting Volatility? - Ahead of Wall Street

    May 23, 2014
    Unlike the calm in the broad large-cap indexes, the world of small-cap stocks is anything but.
  5. 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 ...
  6. Small caps may finally be getting expensive. We'll take a look at a couple ways to protect your portfolio from future declines.

    Are Small Caps Getting Too Expensive

    October 22, 2013
    Given their torrid run, small caps may finally be getting expensive. That could signal some down days in the months ahead. ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Look Towards Small-Caps For Big Dividends

    May 22, 2013
    Small-caps can be a fruitful place to gain high yields.
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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 shares ...
  16. Three ETFs for the January Effect - ETF News And Commentary

    January 2, 2013
    Fiscal 2012 has not been particularly smooth sailing for investors. The year was a very eventful one to say the least with ...
  17. Sell These 25 Small Caps Before They Crumble

    October 8, 2012
    When it comes to investing, there is perhaps nothing more gratifying than unearthing a gem of a stock that turns out to deliver ...
  18. 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 deeper ...
  19. 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 charts ...
  20. Buy the Dips... If We Get One - Cook`s Kitchen

    August 17, 2012
    This is one of those rallies that frustrates lots of traders. Why? Because they spend so much time doubting it, or shorting ...
  21. 5 Charts That Say Market Going Higher - Cook`s Kitchen

    August 10, 2012
    There are lots of fundamental reasons to think stocks can't go higher, and very few to believe that they should. It is times ...
  22. Red Flags Warn of Weak Rally

    August 3, 2012
    Although the market is susceptible to news from Europe or the Fed that could still push the major averages higher, not enough ...
  23. 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 ...
  24. 2 Iron Condors, But One Is Safer

    May 1, 2012
    By choosing Russell 2000 index options over options on the index ETF, the trader has less risk and equal profit potential, ...
  25. 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 ...
  26. 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, stay ...
  27. 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 classes: ...
  28. The Rally In Small-Cap Growth Stocks

    February 13, 2012
    Small caps have been improving along with the economy. Investors should look into adding these shares to their portfolio. ...
  29. 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.
  30. Investing In The Overlooked SMid-Cap Space

    July 19, 2011
    Blending the best attributes of both small- and mid-cap stocks, the often-ignored SMid-cap space could be an investing sweet ...
  31. 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 ...
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. Beware The Trappings Of Success

    March 27, 2009
    Our emotional side draws us to asset classes with the best performance in recent history, but often leads to chasing returns. ...
  35. Sizing Up Vanguard's ETFs Post Split

    September 12, 2008
    Vanguard's low cost funds offer investors an even better opportunity to invest after their split and the pullback of the ...
  36. Strong Dollar Plays

    September 10, 2008
    The breakout of the US Dollar Index to a new one-year high should have investors searching for how to play a strong greenback. ...
  37. The Case For Small Caps

    August 28, 2008
    Small caps have proven worthy of a slice in an investors portfolio.
  38. Large Caps Back On Top (IWB, IWM)

    February 1, 2008
    Large and small-cap stocks tend to do well in cycles. After a long run of underperformance, it may be time for large caps ...
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