Russell 2000 Softail Fat Boy

August 31, 2012

(This article was first published on Timely Portfolio, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

If the Russell 2000 were a motorcycle, maybe it should be a Harley-Davidson Softail Fat Boy.  I have explored the exception case of the Russell 2000 in quite a few posts

but I still am not sure I have done a job of clearly and simply explaining some of the unique characteristics of the Russell 2000 over the last  25 years.  The Russell 2000 has been extremely difficult to beat because the upside has been so good (fat boy) and the downside has been the same or better (softtail).

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