E Market Is At Inflection Point

In the chart below you can see the Russell 2000 index diverging higher away from the S&P and Dow Industrials. Small cap leadership also confirms investors are trading “risk-on”.

The small cap Russell 2000 is disproportionately represented by energy shares which are exploding higher. Also note that smaller cap stocks are perceived to have less exposure to global events and benefit more from a strong domestic economy.

A tariff war and stronger dollar adversely impact larger companies that do much of their business overseas. If the large cap indexes move higher to converge with the Russell that would be an indicator of market prices returning to the highs. However if the Russell pulls back to converge with the other indices it would mean continued range-bound trading.

 

Disclaimer: Futures, Options, Mutual Fund, ETF and Equity trading have large potential rewards, but also large potential risk. You must be aware of the risks and be willing to accept them in order to ...

more
How did you like this article? Let us know so we can better customize your reading experience. Users' ratings are only visible to themselves.

Comments

Leave a comment to automatically be entered into our contest to win a free Echo Show.