Exactly why the small cap run continues

Aaron Pressman

The Wall Street Journal ran a story this morning that cracked me up. The run of small caps beating large caps has ended because large caps outperformed over the past 5 weeks. Right. Hmm, how many times the since the end of 1999 did small caps lag for one month? 32 times. What about two months in a row? 12 times. Back in the middle of last year, the S&P 500 beat the Russell 2000 for five months in a row.

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