‘Russell 2000’ Archive

All-Time monthly highs and favorite sectors

CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE Above are markets that are starting this month at all-time highs. Only the Nikkei is not at an all-time high, it did finish last month at a new monthly high, surpassing the highs hit in 2007. Historically, having numerous markets closing at all-time monthly highs at the same time, has […]

Mid-Caps doing best job of growing your nest egg

  CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE A good number of people invest in stocks with a common goal, grow their nest egg and beat the cost of living. The above chart looks at large, mid-caps, small-caps and tech stocks performance since 2000, net of inflation. The clear winner of this time period is Mid Caps, […]

Stock breakout, Bond breakdown about to happen?

  CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE According to my parents and brother, when I was a kid I used to ask “What If” way too often. So this morning I am reverting back to my childhood (assuming I have actually grown up) and am asking “What If” again. The upper left chart is TLT, which could […]