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Wed, 19 Sep 2018
17:20:14 +0000
Small-Cap ETFs Can Deliver Into Year-End
For example, the iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (IJR) , which tracks the S&P Small-Cap 600 Index, entered Monday with a year-to-date gain of more than 17% compared to 9.9% for the large-cap S&P 500. “This seems to insulate the S&P 600 index from larger benchmark hugging problems evident in historical fourth quarter performance for small caps,” said S&P Dow Jones.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
16:06:38 +0000
7 Small-Cap ETFs Powering the Markets
There is no doubt about it: small-cap ETFs and stocks are easily outperforming their large-cap rivals this year. As of Sept. 14, the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM) is up 13.1% year-to-date while the large-cap S&P 500 is higher by 9.9%.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018
11:33:15 +0000
A Financial Overview of Supernus Pharmaceuticals in September
In the second quarter, Supernus Pharmaceuticals (SUPN) reported net revenues of $99.5 million compared to $75.8 million in the second quarter of 2017. In the first half, Supernus Pharmaceuticals generated net revenues of $190.0 million compared to $133.4 million in the first half of 2017.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018
13:18:01 +0000
Should IQ Chaikin U.S. Small Cap ETF (CSML) Be on Your Investing Radar?
Style Box ETF report for CSML
Tue, 11 Sep 2018
10:00:00 +0000
Top 3 Small-Cap ETFs for 2018
There's a case to be made that small-cap ETFs will outperform in the months ahead. Here are a few to consider.
Fri, 07 Sep 2018
21:01:28 +0000
Small Caps Land On Top-ETFs Screen, But Is It Too Late In The Rally?
It's been a big year for small-cap stocks, and four exchange traded funds are now in IBD's ETF Leaders screen. The question is, are they late to the party?
Thu, 30 Aug 2018
16:00:00 +0000
Trending: Markets Plough Ahead on NAFTA Breakthrough
U.S. stocks are hovering near record highs in what has become the longest bull market in history. The latest push upward has come after the U.S. and Mexico reached a breakthrough in trade negotiations, which may be joined by Canada soon. Mexico took second place in the list this week, bested only by emerging markets. Small-cap stocks generated traffic as they recently reached record highs. Amid a strong bull market, investor interest in gold, a safe haven, increased. The consumer discretionary sector closes the list. Check our previous trends edition here.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018
19:33:59 +0000
Fidelity Ups The Ante In ETF, Index Fund Fee War
Fidelity, one of the largest providers of index funds and mutual funds, said Wednesday it's introducing two equity-based index funds that will not have expense ratios. Fidelity's move to introduce no-fee index funds is the latest move by a major fund giant to compress fees in a bid to gain more assets from advisors and investors.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018
16:42:32 +0000
A Durable, Cost-Effective Small-Cap ETF
Small-cap stocks and and related small-cap ETFs are delivering significant out-performance relative to large-cap rivals this year. The iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (NYSEArca: IJR), which tracks the S&P ...
Mon, 23 Jul 2018
20:28:27 +0000
Popular Small-Cap ETF Play Is Not Without Risk
The iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (IJR) , which tracks the S&P Small-Cap 600 Index and the second largest small-cap related ETF, was among the most popular ETF plays of 2018, bringing in close to $4.0 billion in net inflows year-to-date. While small-caps have outperformed and continued to attract investment interest, some analysts warned that the strong corporate earnings and economic data could conceal tariff's potential negative impact on small businesses. For instance, at least half a dozen small, domestically focused companies, including motor-home manufacturer Winnebago Industries Inc., lighting firm Acuity Brands Inc. and agricultural machinery maker Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., have warned that recent tariffs on steel and aluminum, among a number of other Chinese goods, threaten to disrupt their businesses.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018
12:00:00 +0000
This Week’s ETF Launches: AdvisorShares Partners with Dorsey Wright for New ETFs
Dorsey Wright has been lending its investment expertise to ETF issuers for over a decade.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018
15:56:27 +0000
5 Big Reasons Why Small-Cap ETFs Are Leading
Small-cap stocks and the related small-cap ETFs, including the iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (IJR) , which tracks the S&P Small-Cap 600 Index, are equity market leaders this year. Keeping the the small-cap’s momentum going, traders believed smaller companies were insulated from the overseas turmoil. “Small-cap companies tend to source a larger portion of their revenue domestically compared to large caps,” according to BlackRock. “As such, they pay an estimated corporate tax rate of around 32% vs. 28% for larger firms.
Mon, 09 Jul 2018
15:49:12 +0000
Small-Cap ETFs Are Really Trouncing Large-Cap Rivals
For example, the iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (IJR) , which tracks the S&P Small-Cap 600 Index, surged last week, bringing its year-to-date gain to over 12%. Keeping the the small-cap’s momentum going, traders believed smaller companies were insulated from the overseas turmoil.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018
20:44:43 +0000
The Best Small-Cap ETFs Leading Market’s Charge
Small-Cap ETFs are leading the markets charge this year. Year-to-date, the iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (NYSEArca: IJR), which tracks the S&P Small-Cap 600 Index, increased 10.9%; the iShares Russell ...
Mon, 25 Jun 2018
15:54:00 +0000
4 ETFs to Play the 2018 Small-Cap Boom
Learn why small-cap stocks are outperforming in 2018. Discover four ETFs to add small-cap exposure to your portfolio.
Thu, 21 Jun 2018
20:43:24 +0000
Small-Cap ETFs Big Winners in U.S., China Trade War
While the U.S. and China are embroiled in an escalating trade war, small-cap stocks and small-cap ETFs are outperforming. Year-to-date, the iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (IJR) , which tracks the S&P Small-Cap 600 Index, increased 13.2% and the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) , which tracks the benchmark Russell 2000 Index, gained 11.8% year-to-date while the S&P 500 was up 4.5%. Supporting the small-cap's recent run up, many traders believed smaller companies were insulated from the overseas turmoil.
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
13:46:01 +0000
Small-Cap ETF (IJR) Hits New 52-Week High
This small-cap ETF hits a new 52-week high. Are more gains in store for this ETF?
Tue, 05 Jun 2018
21:16:09 +0000
Small-Cap ETFs’ Time to Shine
The S&P SmallCap 600 Index has outperformed the benchmark S&P 500 Index of large-cap companies by 9.5% from February through May, marking an outperformance at the three-month premium level last seen since May 2002, according to a S&P Dow Jones Indices note. The SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (SLY), iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (IJR) and Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 ETF (VIOO) , which all track the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, have increased 10.4% over the past three months, whereas the S&P 500 gained 2.6%. Jodie Gunzberg, Managing Director, Head of U.S. Equities, S&P Dow Jones Indices, pointed to a number of supporting factors that have helped small-caps outperform and may continue to bolster this market category ahead.
Mon, 04 Jun 2018
13:48:18 +0000
Buy These 7 Small-Cap Stocks for Their Emerging Opportunities
Both the Russell 2000 and S&P 600 indices hit all-time highs last week as investors continued to jump on the small-cap bandwagon. Can anything stop small-cap stocks from moving higher over the remainder of 2018? A recession would halt them in their tracks, but barring the unthinkable, you might want to consider selling some of your large-cap holdings for small-cap stocks or exchange-traded funds because they’re hotter than a pistol.



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