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iShares Russell Microcap Index Fund Trading Higher on 1.2x Above-Average Volume (IWC)

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Shares of iShares Russell Microcap Index Fund (NYSE: IWC) are trading up 0.9% to $49.50 today on above average volume. Approximately 267,000 shares have traded hands today vs. average 30-day volume of 228,000 shares.

Spikes in volume can validate a breakout or signify a potential turning point. As such, SmarTrend will continue to monitor shares of IWC to see if this bullish momentum will continue.

SmarTrend currently has shares of iShares Russell Microcap Index Fund in an Uptrend and issued the Uptrend alert on September 13, 2010 at $40.15. The stock has risen 22.2% since the Uptrend alert was issued.

In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day MA has climbed 0.86% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.24%.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of iShares Russell Microcap Index Fund have traded between a low of $36.64 and a high of $51.97 and are now at $49.27, which is 34% above that low price.

Write to Chip Brian at cbrian@tradethetrend.com

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