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Take Advantage Of Advantage Oil And Gas, But Mind The Risks

While small capitalization firms are commonly overlooked for being risky in nature, in most cases, they offer investors the largest upside potential. In fact, this year, small capitalization firms have provided their investors with returns that are actually quite favorable. There's a handful of ways investors can go about analyzing the aggregate performance of these companies, but personally, I tend to use one index for a general overview, and that is the Russell 2000 Index (RTY). RTY is simply a subset of the Russell 3000 that reflects the performance of roughly 2,000 of the smallest securities based on a combination of their current market cap and corresponding index membership. Based on the YTD performance of the underlying companies in RUT,...

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