Small Cap Earnings Looking Good So Far

From The Royce Funds: With arrival of spring comes first-quarter earnings announcements throughout the stock market. Large-cap companies generally report a little earlier, business results are better than 1Q’s GDP might imply, and the news so far for both small- and large-cap stocks has been encouraging.

This Leading Stock Market Indicator Remains Firmly Bullish

From Taki Tsaklanos: U.S. stock markets are hitting new highs this week. The Nasdaq Composite index broke through the psychologically important level of 6,000 points while the small cap index Russell 2000 broke above 1400 points. The Dow Jones index briefly touched 21,000 points, and the S&P 500 was inches away yesterday from 2,400 points.