Best Performing Russell 3000 Stocks Year to Date

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Includes: ACAS, AHT, AMBC, ATLC, ATSG, BANR, BEE, BFCF, BGPIQ, BXC, CKEC, CPF, CPY, CRBC, CWTR, DCTH, DPZ, FCH, IDIX, ITMN, IUSG, IUSV, IWV, LAB, LIOX, LMCA, LNG, MBI, ME, MTG, NFP, NPSP, OKSB, OSIP, PACR, PCBC, PIR, PMIR, RAS, RCPI, RDEA, RDN, RUTH, SASR, SBGI, STAR, SUSQ, TUES, WAL, WPG, WSBF, ZION, ZQK
by: Bespoke Investment Group

The average stock in the Russell 3,000 is up 16.44% year to date, and 79% of the index is in the black for the year. Unsurprisingly, the smaller stocks are outperforming the larger stocks as this market rallies. The biggest 10% of stocks in the index are up an average of 8.54% year to date, while the smallest 10% in the index are up an average of 22.7%.

Below are the 50 best performing stocks in the Russell 3,000 so far in 2010. If you're looking for momentum names, this list is a good place to start.

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