Small-caps lead stock-market surge as Russell 2000 sees biggest gain since January 2021

Small-cap stocks had a big day on Tuesday. The Russell 2000 RUT, +3.50%, a benchmark index for small-cap stocks made up of the 2,000 smallest stocks in the broad Russell 3000 RUA, +2.83%, jumped 3.5% to close at 1,799.33. That was its biggest one-day rise since Jan. 6, 2021, and its highest close since June … Read more