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July 18, 2024

Russell 2000 Relative Strength Going Too Far

The recent up move in the Russell 2000 Index has been amazing, and is worthy of comment.  It has far outperformed the Russell 1000 Index over the past few days, resulting in a strong move higher for the relative strength ratio in this week's chart. This indicator moves upward when the Russell 2000 Index is outperforming its large cap brother on a relative basis.  Usually that means the Russell 2000 is moving up faster, although it can also happen by moving down more slowly.  Generally speaking, small cap outperformance is a bullish factor for the overall market.  It usually means that… more


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