And some little stocks shall lead them.
So it seemed in the second quarter, when the best-performing of the major indices was the small-cap
. The RUT, composed of the bottom two-thirds of the 3,000 largest U.S. stocks, jumped 15.1% in the quarter, compared with a 12.1% rise for the
Dow Jones Industrial Average
, a 9.1% hop for the
Nasdaq Composite Index
and a 4.1%
for the cooled-down
TheStreet.com Internet Sector
Is that all there is? Or can the beleaguered Russell -- still nowhere near its April 21, 1998, record high of 491.41 -- stay on its outperformance track for another three months?