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Big Caps Continue to Outperform Small


Big Caps Continue to Outperform Small
By Mike Paulenoff, www.MPTrader.com

One glaring move that is occurring below the radar screen is in Dow Diamonds (AMEX: DIA)/ iShares Russell 2000 ETF (AMEX: IWM) ratio chart, which shows the outperformance of the big caps at the expense of the small caps using the Dow Diamond ETF, and the Russell 2000 ETF, especially for the past year. In particular, notice the mid-2007 upside breakout at 1.6400, which is nearing its measured upside target of 1.8200. Furthermore, if the chart pattern continues to preserve the symmetry from the left hand side of the chart (the bear phase, when the small caps outperformed during the very bullish years between 2003 and 2006), then the big caps will continue to outperform beyod the 1.8200 ratio (DIA/IWM) towards the 2.10-2.20 target zone, or by another 20% before current "adjustment" runs its course.

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