Nasdaq Big Cap (Qs) vs Russell 2000: Why Guess?

Thursday, May 11, 2006 | 01:30 PM

With the Nasdaq down 1.56% intraday, and the NDX 100 off more than 2%, its time to revisit the issue of sector selection.

We noted earlier this week that Big Cap Tech Continues to Disappoint; Here's a graphic representation of that:

Russell 2000

Russell_2000


Nasdaq 100 (QQQQ)

Nasdaq_6_months

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Which of these charts is treating your money better? Again, I am forced to ask why guess? Why not wait until big cap tech reveals itself?

John Roque, the excellent Technical Analyst out of Natexis Bleichroeder, uses the following chart to explain that not only is Big Cap Tech not the place NOT to be, but the move against it may only accelerate:

Spx_tech_relative

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it's not over till it's over, but looking at longer term trend line on russell 2000, like back to 92 or so, appears to be a bit of a bubble no?

Posted by: Bob A | May 11, 2006 2:22:07 PM

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