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Small-cap stocks are kicking tail, taking names and generally looking good on the charts, says one of Wall Street’s most closely followed technical analysts. “Small-cap everything looks better than large‐cap, with the exception of technology,” wrote Jeff deGraaf, chairman of Renaissance Macro, in a Thursday note, a day after the small-cap benchmark Russell 2000 index (^RUT) logged its 23rd record close of 2018, leaving it up 11.2% in the year to date. The recent outperformance by small-cap stocks has been attributed in part to trade-war worries, with analysts emphasizing that smaller, domestic-focused companies that are less dependent on exports would be better suited to weather any damage.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower Thursday as investors again worry about the potential effects of the U.S.-China trade dispute. German automaker Daimler lowered its annual profit forecast, partly because of higher import taxes on U.S. vehicles in China. Industrial companies are taking more losses. Energy companies are falling along with oil prices and online retailers are skidding after the Supreme Court ruled that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax.
The Russell 2000 Index of small-cap stocks has been racing from one all-time high to the next, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 Index are slacking. In fact, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) is 7% below its high and just suffered seven consecutive down days. • iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) set a new all-time high on June 20.
Global stock markets were mostly lower Thursday amid concern over the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 was down 0.4 percent at 5,349 and Germany's DAX shed 0.7 ...
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets mostly rose Thursday as concern fades over the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Uncertainty remains, but the original tariff threats made earlier in the week were not followed by material action.
Stocks closed higher Wednesday, when the Nasdaq composite and small caps reaffirmed their leadership with record highs.
Big industrial and technology companies skidded Tuesday as the trade dispute between the U.S. and China threatened to come to a boil. Smaller companies less focused on overseas trade fared better, as did ...
Smart glasses maker Vuzix Inc. said Tuesday it is set to join the Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks on June 25. "We anticipate many benefits from our inclusion in the index, including increased ...
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets fell Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with China over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods.
On Monday, the Housing Market Index reading for June came in at 68, a bit weaker than Wall Street expectations for 78. On Tuesday, Housing Starts totals for May will be released. Econoday consensus is calling for Starts – Level – SAAR of 1.320M, up from April’s 1,278 M. On Wednesday, MBA Mortgage Applications and Existing Home Sales are set for release.
Strong domestic economy and the Trump government's tax codes helped small-cap business optimism index hit to its highest level in May since 1983
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks tumbled Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods.
U.S. stocks closed out a whirlwind week with a modest loss Friday as markets gauged how much to fret about the Trump administration's decision to step up the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies.
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Stimulus programs inflated the prices of stocks, bonds and real estate. Central banks have been infusing capital into the global financial system since the credit crisis, and now the stimulus has officially come to an end, and a new era is upon us. If the added liquidity served its purpose, then we must respect the risks to the stock market, given the ensuing removal of stimulus.
In the retail sector, a handful of stocks are working on bases, which could lead to breakouts. Two chip stocks broke out Thursday morning.