The lure of equal-weight funds - which tweak popular indexes by shifting money from the highest...

|By:, SA News Editor

The lure of equal-weight funds - which tweak popular indexes by shifting money from the highest cap stocks to smaller firms - is felt on days like today. With the QQQ -0.7%, the QQEW +0.9%, the QQQE flat. YTD, the equal-weighted tech funds are outperforming the QQQs by 360-460 bps. SPY +0.4% vs. RSP +0.7% today.