Small-cap stocks are once again outperforming large-cap stocks in the market so far this year, according to Bloomberg columnist Chet Currier.Through the middle of last week, according to Bloomberg data, the Standard & Poor’s 600 Smallcap Index showed a year-to-date advance of 2.9 %, including dividends, while the S&P 500 Index, mostly comprised of large stocks, struggled to a 0.4 % gain.

For the past seven years, the small-cap index climbed at an 11.5 % annual rate, while the S&P 500 Index could do not better than 1.1% a year.

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