IWM stock news

Before we spend days researching a stock idea we like to take a look at how hedge funds and billionaire investors recently traded that stock. Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) lagged the larger S&P 500 ETF (SPY) by more than 10 percentage points since the end of the third quarter of 2018. This means hedge funds Read more
In recent days, investors have suddenly fled the so-called momentum stocks that have been loved for their strong past performance and growth prospects. They've rotated into value stocks. Marko Kolanovic, JPMorgan's global head of macro quant and derivative strategy, identified a pattern within this shift that has only happened twice before. He said the move into value stocks is likely to continue, and advised investors on how to be positioned so they can capture the strongest upside going forward. Click here for more BI Prime stories . To casual observers, the stock market has traded in a relatively benign fashion over the past few days. But some remarkable shifts that took place underneath the surface caught the attention of strategists including Marko Kolanovic , JPMorgan's global head of macro quant and derivative strategy. Chief among them was a massive rotation away from the best-performing stocks and into those that had been neglected. Starting last week Friday, investors ditched many of the so-called momentum stocks that have been favored during this bull market because of their earnings-growth prospects, and opted for value names that had relatively underperformed for an extended period. Read more
Small-cap stocks and exchange traded funds are lagging their large-cap counterparts this. A comparison of the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSE: IWM ) and the large-cap iShares Russell 1000 ETF (NYSE: IWB ) confirms as much. What's Happened Entering Wednesday, IWB was 17.2% year to date, outpacing the small-cap IWM by 510 basis points. However, the large/small gap has been particularly noticeable in recent months. Over the past 90 days, IWB is up 1.6% while IWM is lower by 2.7%, a chasm that's prompting some market observers to speculate that weakness in small-cap stocks is portending a broader market slump, or worse, a recession. The small-cap slump is potentially more concerning when considering smaller companies are usually more domestically focused, meaning they offer some insulation from trade wars . Why It's … Full story available on Benzinga.com Read more
The S&P 500 and the iShares Russell 2000 Index broke a four-day losing streak as market players didn't seem to care about, or expect, a resolution on the trade war between China and the U.S….IWM Read more

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