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Forecast for Russell 2000 (RUT) Index

Updated Feb 20, 2020
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By default, this page shows the forecast made for Russell 2000 index on the latest available forecasting date, and for a period of up to 28 days (4-weeks) under the sections titled weekly, fortnightly and monthly forecasts. To check for the forecasts for other index/ made on other forecasting dates/ made for other target dates, please use the above form after selecting appropriate values.

As of Thursday, 20 February 2020, the Russell 2000 index closed at the value of 1,696.07. Based on the closing value and based on a few other key price and value forecasting parameters, following is the probability predictions for the given target levels for the forecast of Russell 2000 index. These probability values - in higher-range (70%-100%) , in medium-range (50%-70%) , or in lower-range (0%-50%) - indicate the chance that the Russell 2000 index value may reach the mentioned target level anytime between the prediction date and the target date period (sooner or later). Simply put, the higher the probability value, the better the chance that the mentioned target level will be achieved during the target period.

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Weekly Forecast for Russell 2000 Index (This Week)

Weekly forecasts range from one day to seven days. They are well-suited for intra-day traders who are actively - and repeatedly - buying and selling stocks, ETFs and derivative instruments. Due to the active and frequent trading activities they need to monitor the price movements at regular intervals and play in a narrow zone of price movements. Such active traders may look for very small price changes (like half a percent up or 1 percent down), and trade many number of times to make it big. For example, if one generates only a miniscule half-a-percent profit per day for each of the 250 trading days in a calendar year, then total annual profit comes to around (0.5% * 250 days = 125% annual returns), which is generating returns more than double of the trading capital.
However, such active traders need good experience in the markets and they need good discipline to book losses if the trade is not going their way. Apart from stocks and ETFs, such traders may trade in futures, options and other derivatives and any of the combinations.

Weekly forecast made on Thursday, 20 February 2020 for target levels for Russell 2000 index by target date Friday, 21 February 2020 with expected probability values.
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UP-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Since other UP-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

DOWN-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Since other DOWN-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

Fortnightly Forecast for Russell 2000 Index (Next Week)

Fortnightly forecast periods range from eight days to 14 days and similar to the weekly forecasts they are more suited for the active day-traders. Such stock market participants make short-term bets on the various financial instruments available for trading, and they regularly book profits (or losses) in small amounts several times in an attempt to make it big.

Fortnightly forecast made on Thursday, 20 February 2020 for target levels for Russell 2000 index by target date Friday, 28 February 2020 with expected probability values.
How to use this info? See a detailed live example in the FAQs section.
UP-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Average probability of 59.13% that price will go UP by +0.5% to the target level of 1,704.55from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 28-Feb-2020  A probability of 59.13% represents a game of 50-50 : it may hit, it may miss. Trade at your own risk!
Low probability of 40% that price will go UP by +1% to the target level of 1,713.03from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 28-Feb-2020  A probability of 40% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Since other UP-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

DOWN-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Average probability of 55.65% that price will go DOWN by -0.5% to the target level of 1,687.59from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 28-Feb-2020  A probability of 55.65% represents a game of 50-50 : it may hit, it may miss. Trade at your own risk!
Low probability of 38.26% that price will go DOWN by -1% to the target level of 1,679.11from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 28-Feb-2020  A probability of 38.26% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Since other DOWN-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

Monthly Forecast for Russell 2000 Index (This Month)

Monthly forecasting inputs typically span a month - that is, their target levels are expected to be hit within a period from around 15 days to around 30 days of the prediction date. This horizon also qualifies for short-term trading, and such traders exhibit more patience to wait for entry and exit into a trade over a period of a month. Such traders allow their trades a sufficient time so that they can make a relatively better profitable move in higher amounts. They look for a little higher returns, which may be to the tune of 1 percent to 3 percent, such that their net annual returns may come to around (3% * 12 months = 36% annual returns) or similar.

Monthly forecast made on Thursday, 20 February 2020 for target levels for Russell 2000 index by target date Friday, 06 March 2020 with expected probability values.
How to use this info? See a detailed live example in the FAQs section.
UP-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Good probability of 75.76% that price will go UP by +0.5% to the target level of 1,704.55from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 06-Mar-2020  A probability of 75.76% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Moderate probability of 60.23% that price will go UP by +1% to the target level of 1,713.03from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 06-Mar-2020  A probability of 60.23% represents a moderately higher chance of profitability. Trading with strict stop-loss advised for those who actively track and act on the market developments.
Low probability of 39.02% that price will go UP by +2% to the target level of 1,729.99from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 06-Mar-2020  A probability of 39.02% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Since other UP-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

DOWN-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Moderate probability of 60.61% that price will go DOWN by -0.5% to the target level of 1,687.59from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 06-Mar-2020  A probability of 60.61% represents a moderately higher chance of profitability. Trading with strict stop-loss advised for those who actively track and act on the market developments.
Low probability of 48.11% that price will go DOWN by -1% to the target level of 1,679.11from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 06-Mar-2020  A probability of 48.11% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Low probability of 26.89% that price will go DOWN by -2% to the target level of 1,662.15from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 06-Mar-2020  A probability of 26.89% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Since other DOWN-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

Monthly Forecast for Russell 2000 Index (This Month)

Monthly forecasting inputs typically span a month - that is, their target levels are expected to be hit within a period from around 15 days to around 30 days of the prediction date. This horizon also qualifies for short-term trading, and such traders exhibit more patience to wait for entry and exit into a trade over a period of a month. Such traders allow their trades a sufficient time so that they can make a relatively better profitable move in higher amounts. They look for a little higher returns, which may be to the tune of 1 percent to 3 percent, such that their net annual returns may come to around (3% * 12 months = 36% annual returns) or similar.

Monthly forecast made on Thursday, 20 February 2020 for target levels for Russell 2000 index by target date Friday, 13 March 2020 with expected probability values.
How to use this info? See a detailed live example in the FAQs section.
UP-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Good probability of 70.43% that price will go UP by +0.5% to the target level of 1,704.55from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 13-Mar-2020  A probability of 70.43% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Average probability of 53.91% that price will go UP by +1% to the target level of 1,713.03from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 13-Mar-2020  A probability of 53.91% represents a game of 50-50 : it may hit, it may miss. Trade at your own risk!
Low probability of 37.39% that price will go UP by +2% to the target level of 1,729.99from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 13-Mar-2020  A probability of 37.39% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Low probability of 27.83% that price will go UP by +3% to the target level of 1,746.95from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 13-Mar-2020  A probability of 27.83% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Since other UP-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

DOWN-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Good probability of 70.43% that price will go DOWN by -0.5% to the target level of 1,687.59from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 13-Mar-2020  A probability of 70.43% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Average probability of 56.52% that price will go DOWN by -1% to the target level of 1,679.11from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 13-Mar-2020  A probability of 56.52% represents a game of 50-50 : it may hit, it may miss. Trade at your own risk!
Low probability of 37.39% that price will go DOWN by -2% to the target level of 1,662.15from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 13-Mar-2020  A probability of 37.39% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Low probability of 25.22% that price will go DOWN by -3% to the target level of 1,645.19from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 13-Mar-2020  A probability of 25.22% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Since other DOWN-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

Monthly Forecast for Russell 2000 Index (This Month)

Monthly forecasting inputs typically span a month - that is, their target levels are expected to be hit within a period from around 15 days to around 30 days of the prediction date. This horizon also qualifies for short-term trading, and such traders exhibit more patience to wait for entry and exit into a trade over a period of a month. Such traders allow their trades a sufficient time so that they can make a relatively better profitable move in higher amounts. They look for a little higher returns, which may be to the tune of 1 percent to 3 percent, such that their net annual returns may come to around (3% * 12 months = 36% annual returns) or similar.

Monthly forecast made on Thursday, 20 February 2020 for target levels for Russell 2000 index by target date Friday, 20 March 2020 with expected probability values.
How to use this info? See a detailed live example in the FAQs section.
UP-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Very High probability of 81.44% that price will go UP by +0.5% to the target level of 1,704.55from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 20-Mar-2020  A probability of 81.44% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Good probability of 70.08% that price will go UP by +1% to the target level of 1,713.03from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 20-Mar-2020  A probability of 70.08% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Average probability of 50.76% that price will go UP by +2% to the target level of 1,729.99from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 20-Mar-2020  A probability of 50.76% represents a game of 50-50 : it may hit, it may miss. Trade at your own risk!
Low probability of 34.47% that price will go UP by +3% to the target level of 1,746.95from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 20-Mar-2020  A probability of 34.47% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Since other UP-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

DOWN-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Good probability of 70.08% that price will go DOWN by -0.5% to the target level of 1,687.59from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 20-Mar-2020  A probability of 70.08% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Moderate probability of 60.61% that price will go DOWN by -1% to the target level of 1,679.11from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 20-Mar-2020  A probability of 60.61% represents a moderately higher chance of profitability. Trading with strict stop-loss advised for those who actively track and act on the market developments.
Low probability of 42.42% that price will go DOWN by -2% to the target level of 1,662.15from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 20-Mar-2020  A probability of 42.42% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Low probability of 28.41% that price will go DOWN by -3% to the target level of 1,645.19from Fri, 21-Feb-20 to Fri, 20-Mar-2020  A probability of 28.41% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Since other DOWN-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

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