On Friday’s CNBC’s Options Action, the crew analyzed the performance of small cap stocks. The Russell 2000 (IWM) has outperformed the S&P500 over a 30 year period, but has recently underperformed over the last decade. As IWM catches up, it has recently broken out from a consolidation period with a bullish triangle formation. Breaking out above the $140 resistance level sets IWM up for another leg higher, Michael Khouw suggested buying a Sept 143 Call for a $4.00 Debit.
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