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It’s (Still) a Small (Cap) World

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 30, 2006 @ 6:30 pm In Investing,Markets | Comments Disabled

I was just clicking around on WSJ On Line, when I came across a great new page of resources:
Markets Data Index [1]. Tons of good stuff, charts, resources.

I randomly click on one page [2] — and found this chart on market capitalization: "Small caps, stocks with market capitalizations of less than $1.5 billion, offer investors a chance to
outperform the broad market, but are prone to price swings."

Weekly Market Screen
click for larger chart:

Small_versus_big_cap [3]

Source: WSJ [2]

In the Long Term Small-cap stocks
vs. large-cap stocks in good
market times
and bad. One
size usually
dominates at
any given time.


Weekly Market

WSJ, January 29, 2006

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URLs in this post:

[1] Markets Data Index: http://online.wsj.com/page/mdc/2_0515-mdc_index-1.html

[2] one page: http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/mktscan.pdf

[3] Image: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/.shared/image.html?/photos/uncategorized/small_versus_big_cap.PNG

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