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iShares Russell 1000 Index Fund Bearish Moving Average Crossover Alert (IWB)

By Nick Russo

iShares Russell 1000 Index Fund (AMEX:IWB) shares have crossed bearishly below their 10-day moving average of $133.21 on a volume of 245K shares. This may provide swing traders with an opportunity for a short position, as such a crossover often suggests lower prices in the near term.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of iShares Russell 1000 Index Fund have traded between a low of $93.25 and a high of $133.99 and are now at $132.33, which is 42% above that low price. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has remained constant while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.5%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of iShares Russell 1000 Index Fund on November 10th, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $120.52. Since that recommendation, shares of iShares Russell 1000 Index Fund have risen 10.8%. We continue to monitor IWB for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): IWB