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SmarTrend Watching for Potential Pullback in Shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund After 1.57% Gain

By David Diaz

iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (AMEX:IWM) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $118.83 to a high of $120.02. Yesterday, the shares gained 1.6%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $118.43 on volume of 16.7 million shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

In the past 52 weeks, iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund share prices have been bracketed by a low of $93.64 and a high of $129.10 and are now at $119.83, 28% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 0.2% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.8%.

SmarTrend is monitoring the recent change of momentum in iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund. Please refer to our Company Overview for the results of our proprietary technical indicators that have been scanning shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund in search of a potential trend change.

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Ticker(s): IWM