^RUT - Russell 2000

Chicago Options - Chicago Options Delayed Price. Currency in USD
1,588.13
+3.04 (+0.19%)
At close: 4:30PM EDT
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Previous Close1,585.09
Open1,585.11
Volume0
Day's Range1,583.36 - 1,594.03
52 Week Range1,266.92 - 1,742.09
Avg. Volume36,183,961
  • S&P 500 breaks above all-time closing high
    CNBC Videosyesterday

    S&P 500 breaks above all-time closing high

    Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, reacts to the S&P 500's march past its all-time closing high. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla, Morgan Brennan, Dom Chu and Bob Pisani report.

  • U.S. economy is ‘pretty decent’ as jobless claims hit a 50-Year low
    Yahoo Finance Video6 days ago

    U.S. economy is ‘pretty decent’ as jobless claims hit a 50-Year low

    Lindsey Bell, CFRA Investment strategist, says that in the wake of good earnings “economic data has been pretty decent” with jobless claims at a 50-year low and retail sales that were much better than expected. Ryan Detrick, LPL Financial Senior Market Strategist, adds that the data shows “this is not the beginning of a recession, this is just an economic slowdown that we had in the first quarter.” Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous speaks to them, Brian Sozzi and Scott Gamm.

  • Associated Press2 hours ago

    How the major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

    Stocks gave up an early gain to finish with modest losses Wednesday as investors continued weighing a steady flow of corporate earnings. Energy and communications companies took some of the biggest losses ...

  • Trump says stocks have hit records ‘close to or over a 100 times’ since he took office — but he may be understating it
    MarketWatch2 hours ago

    Trump says stocks have hit records ‘close to or over a 100 times’ since he took office — but he may be understating it

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the stock market has delivered all-time highs around hundred times since he’s taken office — a reference to records hit by the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite Index on Tuesday.

  • Dow Jones Down But Masks Bullish Gains By Chipotle, Emerging Growth Stocks
    Investor's Business Daily3 hours ago

    Dow Jones Down But Masks Bullish Gains By Chipotle, Emerging Growth Stocks

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq and S&P 500 all refused to give up recent nice gains. More top stocks showed bullish breakouts.

  • Stocks Ease As Midcaps Surge And Caterpillar Bounces Off 50-Day Line
    Investor's Business Daily7 hours ago

    Stocks Ease As Midcaps Surge And Caterpillar Bounces Off 50-Day Line

    Stock indexes traded moderately lower late Wednesday morning, as midcaps gripped the lead position. Caterpillar weighed on the Dow and the S&P 500 despite topping estimates on the top and bottom lines and raising its outlook for 2019 earnings.

  • Benzinga9 hours ago

    After Hitting Highest Close Ever, Market Starts Day Off With Weak Boeing Results

    Strong company guidance and a number of big earnings beats helped push the S&P 500 Index to an all-time high close yesterday, but today might see a slight headwind from Boeing Co (NYSE: BA) after the aircraft maker’s earnings came up short. Boeing missed third-party estimates, pulled its earnings guidance, and stopped its share buyback program in the wake of the March crash of its 737 MAX, the second MAX crash in six months. The company said it’s committed to safety and getting the 737 MAX back into service, but the earnings report was about as weak as many had expected, if not more.

  • Benzingayesterday

    Another Covered Call ETF Arrives

    Writing covered calls is a popular options strategy used by income investors. In a hypothetical example, an investor that owns 100 shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) wants to write covered calls on her position on Apple calls with a strike price of $220. Issuers of exchange traded funds have brought to the covered call strategy to the ETF wrapper, often using well-known equity benchmarks, such as the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq-100 Index, for these strategies.

  • TheStreet.comyesterday

    What the Russell 2000 Can Tell Us About the U.S. Economy

    The Russell 2000 Index consists of small and mid-size companies from the United States and includes stocks from all types of industries: retail, housing, technology and finance, just to name a few. This inclusion is more representative of the entire U.S. economy and is one of the reasons why the small-cap index is said to be an economic barometer for the U.S. economy. Because the Russell 2000 covers a large breadth of stocks that have not hit "macro-cap" status this also lends the Russell to its powerful forecasting abilities.

  • Oil prices spike further after US move on Iran buyers
    Associated Pressyesterday

    Oil prices spike further after US move on Iran buyers

    LONDON (AP) — Oil prices remained near six-month highs Tuesday in the wake of the Trump administration's announcement that it would soon impose sanctions on all buyers of Iranian oil.

  • Ratio of small-caps and gold shows that stock-market fortitude trumps fear
    MarketWatchyesterday

    Ratio of small-caps and gold shows that stock-market fortitude trumps fear

    Stocks bulls argue that this economic and market expansion was built like no other, meaning that its demise won’t come about in a way history has foretold. Gold and small-cap stocks appear to confirm their view, in one chart.

  • GuruFocus.com2 days ago

    US Stocks Mixed on Monday, Tech Leads Gains

    Nasdaq returns 0.22%

  • Dow Jones Gets Boost From These 3 Key Stocks, But Still Slips
    Investor's Business Daily2 days ago

    Dow Jones Gets Boost From These 3 Key Stocks, But Still Slips

    Stocks finished mixed after the long weekend as the Nasdaq led but the Dow Jones Industrial Average lagged among the major indexes.

  • U.S. Stocks Turn Positive, But China And India Sag On Oil News
    Investor's Business Daily2 days ago

    U.S. Stocks Turn Positive, But China And India Sag On Oil News

    Inside The U.S. Stock Indexes: Retail groups accounted for most of the day's big losers. Oil groups gripped half of the day's top 12 performers.

  • TheStreet.com2 days ago

    Short-Term Market Trends Turn Mixed

    As we enter the main thrust of the earnings season, there is some deterioration in trends. While the data remains largely neutral, the charts are starting to cast a few shadows. On the Charts The only index to close lower Thursday was the Russell 2000 as the rest posted gains.

  • U.S. Small Caps at Two Crucial Junctures, Strategist Says
    Bloomberg3 days ago

    U.S. Small Caps at Two Crucial Junctures, Strategist Says

    The Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks has fallen 1.5 percent since Feb. 22, while the S&P 500 index, which tracks the biggest American companies, has risen 4 percent. “This divergence is a concern because the Russell has been an excellent leading indicator for the rest of the market on many occasions in the past,” Maley wrote. The performance of the Russell 2000 is often seen as reflecting sentiment about the U.S. economy, as the companies tend to be more domestically focused versus the relatively international firms in the S&P 500.

  • Asian shares edge lower despite encouraging China GDP data
    Associated Press3 days ago

    Asian shares edge lower despite encouraging China GDP data

    Major share benchmarks were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday after China announced its economy grew at a 6.4% annual pace in the last quarter. Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.3% to 22,289.32 and the ...

  • Global stocks modestly higher in quiet holiday trading
    Associated Press6 days ago

    Global stocks modestly higher in quiet holiday trading

    TOKYO (AP) — Global stock indexes were mostly moderately higher in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed.

  • Associated Press6 days ago

    Business Highlights

    There's some tech jubilance in the air on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley as a pair of newly public companies — Zoom and Pinterest — are seeing their stocks soar in their market debuts. Zoom Video Communications soared 72% while Pinterest jumped 28% when they started trading. NEW YORK (AP) -- The National Enquirer is being sold to the former head of the airport newsstand company Hudson News.

  • Associated Press6 days ago

    How the major US stock indexes fared Thursday

    Major U.S. indexes managed small gains Thursday, though not enough to prevent a losing week for the S&P 500 following three weeks of gains. Industrial stocks led the way higher on strong company earnings. ...

  • GuruFocus.com6 days ago

    John Rogers' Ariel Fund 1st Quarter Shareholder Letter

    The intrinsic value of the stocks in which the Fund invests may never be recognized by the broader market. Ariel Fund is often concentrated in fewer sectors than its benchmarks, and its performance may suffer if these sectors underperform the overall stock market. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with SLCA.

  • Asian stocks rise in quiet holiday trading
    Associated Press6 days ago

    Asian stocks rise in quiet holiday trading

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock indexes rose moderately in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed.

  • US Stock Markets Setting Up for Increased Volatility
    FX Empire7 days ago

    US Stock Markets Setting Up for Increased Volatility

    The US stock markets took a nosedive early in the regular trading session after the QQQ briefly advanced to new All-Time Highs yesterday’s morning. With the QQQ and other symbols nearing fresh new highs, traders should expect volatility to increase as trading systems and traders to look for any signs of a top to set up.

  • GuruFocus.com7 days ago

    US Market Indexes Close Lower Wednesday

    S&P 500 down 0.23%