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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-
Investors are giving some stock pickers a chance

...small-cap stocks. Of the companies in the small-cap Russell 2000 index, 25 percent don't make any money, says Nathan...CoStar Group is one of the largest companies in the Russell 2000 index with a market value of about $5 billion. It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-25/investors-are-giving-some-
Closing the chapter: 2013 lessons for investors

...tempering thoughts for 2014.2013 highlights:SMALL CAPS WERE BIG: Here's where the stock optimists really shone. The Russell 2000, an index that tracks smaller, riskier stocks, is up nearly 37 percent, more than the Dow and the S&P 500.STUNNING...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-29/closing-chapter-2013-lesso
Dow races to record performance

...investors are taking on more risk, small-company stocks rose at a much faster pace than the rest of the market. The Russell 2000 index jumped 19.83 points, or 1.8 percent, to 1,119.62.The Labor Department reported before the market opened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-21/dow-races-record-performan
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-
Dow closes above 15,000 for first time

...particularly encouraged by the resurgence in smaller stocks, which suggested a broad recovery beyond larger companies. The Russell 2000 index of small companies has gained 14 percent this year.In the market for U.S government bonds, the yield on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-07/dow-closes-above-15000-fir
Stocks rise sharply; treasury yields surge

...greater risk than large, diversified companies. The preference for small stocks was on display again Tuesday as the Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks rose 1.3 percent, more than other market indexes, to 997.35 points, a gain of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-28/stocks-rise-sharply-treasu
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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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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