Mama Tomato and Baby Tomato are walking down the street. Moma Tomato keeps getting upset because Baby Tomato keeps falling behind. She finally stops, walks back to Baby Tomato and squashes him. “Catch up” she says and continued on her way.
That’s what small cap stocks did this past week, a little catch up, as the Russell 2000 (RUT) was up 1.9% last week while the Russell 1000 (RUI) gained 0.33%. The spread for the year narrowed, but RUI is still 6.2%[...]