Domestic demand and earnings, which are insulated from the global macroeconomic forces, are helping small cap stocks
to do well, according to Alan Richardson, who is in charge of overseeing about USD82bn for Samsung Asset management.
Peter Leeds is the author of several books on small cap stocks
and is often quoted in the financial media on stock market related matters.
By contrast, the Russell 2000 Index, which tracks small cap stocks
, rose 21.
On the other hand, the very high profile and active individual investors should continue to remain cautious, meaning that the small cap stocks
in general are likely to underperform for the time being, especially as they tend to underperform larger cap stocks with the onset of recession.
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Over this period, small cap stocks
recorded gains 83 percent of the time in January, while it rose 67 percent of the time for the full year.
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, including Jarden Corp.
Mellon Equity Associates, a subsidiary of Mellon Financial Corporation , has developed a market cap size-rotation model that forecasts small cap stocks
will continue to outperform the overall equities market.
Blair, a New York firm that handles many small cap stocks
, is the lead underwriter.