Russell 2000 Ishares ETF (IWM) Shares Slip Lower -2.11% for the Past Four Weeks

Putting the focus on shares of Russell 2000 Ishares ETF (IWM) we have noted that the stock price has dropped -2.11% over the last month. Looking back over the last half-year, we can see that the stock has changed -0.15%. Over the past year, shares have seen a change of -3.39%. Following recent price performance, shares have changed -1.86% over the last 5 trading days.

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Currently, the 14-day ADX for Russell 2000 Ishares ETF (IWM) is sitting at 13.85. Generally speaking, an ADX value from 0-25 would indicate an absent or weak trend. A value of 25-50 would support a strong trend. A value of 50-75 would identify a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would lead to an extremely strong trend. ADX is used

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