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Vanguard Small-Cap ETF Crosses Below its 10-day MA (VB)

By Nick Russo

Today, shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (AMEX:VB) have fallen below their 10-day MA of $121.68 on a volume of 138K 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.

Over the past year, Vanguard Small-Cap ETF has traded in a range of $90.03 to $125.51 and is now at $121.47, 35% above that low. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 0.2% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF on July 11th, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $118.58. Since that recommendation, shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF have risen 3.0%. We continue to monitor VB for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): VB