ETF Rewind: Another Sour Week for Large-Cap U.S. Equities

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by: ETF Prophet

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Another sour week for Large-Cap U.S. equities left the S&P 500 down by -0.6%. A Friday recovery effort on soothing words from Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke nevertheless permitted a mixed finish on the part of Small-Caps (NYSEARCA:IWM), which staged a +0.8% gain on the week. [WSJ - Fed Ponders Bolder Moves]

Interestingly, that very same reversal left Treasuries (NYSEARCA:TLT) down on the week by -0.7% in-spite of that very same accommodative language — a key reversal in the making? At the very least we can say that some overdue pressure was relieved from that complex.

Week Thirty-Five of 2010 features another busy economic reporting calendar including publication of the recent FOMC minutes and the September Non-Farm Payroll report: