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Stock market roars to record highs

...Poor's 500, the Dow Jones industrial average and the Russell 2000 index set all-time highs. The S&P broke through...48 points, or 0.8 percent, to 15,628.02. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks rose 14.62 points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-01/stock-market-roars-record-
Small caps shine in a difficult market

...that is booming: small caps. The Russell 2000 index, which tracks stocks of...250 million and $1 billion. The Russell 2000 includes businesses that the index...In the last three years, the Russell 2000 has risen 18.2 percent, compared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/04/bus_342211.shtml
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Stock diversification is best strategy

...chalked up another win in 2006. The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies posted...resurgent Russell 1000 beat the Russell 2000 in the second half of the year...performances, though none topped the Russell 2000. Many who argued that large caps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/21/fin_113380.shtml
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Budget deal sends markets surging, but questions lurk

...biggest gain since December 2011. It's now just 5 percent below its record high close reached in October 2007. The Russell 2000, an index that tracks smaller companies, shot up to the highest close in its history.The reverie multiplied across...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-02/budget-deal-sends-markets-
Exchange-traded funds offer investors flexibility

...Rick Genoni, Vanguard ETF product manager. The most popular ETFs track broad-based indexes such as the S&P 500, Russell 2000 index of smaller companies or the Dow Jones Industrial Average. But analysts say ETFs can also be an effective way...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/08/fin_134963.shtml
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Business briefs

...Poor's 500 index was up 21.54 at 1,486.00, and the Nasdaq composite index was up 129.27 at 3,989.83. The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies rose 9.06, to 522.79. Advancing issues outnumbered decliners by a 5-to-4 margin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/20/bus_292096.shtml
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Rise in Dow, S&P signals shift into large-cap stocks

...Poor's 500 index to 19-month highs this week. As those indexes rise, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite and the Russell 2000 index, which focuses on small-cap stocks, have turned sluggish. Small stocks are those with market capitalizations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/22/fin_394073.shtml
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Business briefs

...issues outnumbered advancers by a wide margin, and the Russell 2000 index of smaller companies sank into negative territory...falling 5.42, to 433.16. Just three months ago, the Russell 2000 was boasting a 12 percent gain for the year, closing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/28/bus_234456.shtml
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Shares fall on war, oil worries in post-holiday trading

...percent, to 1,367.89, while the Standard & Poor's 500 was off 2.81, or 0.31 percent, at 889.66. The Russell 2000 Index, which tracks the shares of smaller companies, eked out a small gain, rising 1.28, or 0.33 percent, to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/27/bus_366113.shtml
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Stocks plunge on interest rate worries

...Nasdaq had risen as much as 67 points in early trading. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell 39.83 to 1,401.53 and the Russell 2000 index of smaller companies fell for the first time since Jan. 12, losing 10.99 to close at 522.95. After a strong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/25/bus_280771.shtml
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