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Investment markets have been rattled in recent weeks due to various uncertainties associated with the economic outlook, the future of Fed stimulus and the increasing volatility in Japan. But while the markets worry, Tootsie Roll (TR) is a little candy maker with a $1.9 billion market cap that continues to plug right along. Sometimes, sweet stocks do come in small packages.

Tootsie Roll's stock has enjoyed a tremendous 2013 so far. For the year-to-date, the company stock has gained +24.5% outperforming the broader market as measured by the S&P 500 Index (SPY) by over 9 percentage points.

Perhaps just as notably, Tootsie Roll's stock has widened its lead since the...

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