The Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) shows the beginnings of long-term downtrend. In stark contrast to QQQQ, IWM forged a lower low in August and a lower high in October. The inability to move above the summer highs showed relative weakness on the way up. The ETF is already testing support from the 2007 lows and relative weakness continues. The pattern at work looks like a large double top with a ton of support around 74-76. A break below the 2007 lows would confirm the pattern and the downside target would be to the support zone around 64-66.

Chip Anderson
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