Small Cap Stocks For Growth
After a 12% rally to start the year, the Russell 2000 traded sideways throughout most of February, and has faded in March. We continue to be constructive on small caps for 2012. Our year-end 2012 Russell 2000 target, put in place on January 3, remains 850 for a 15% annual return, which is a good year by historical standards for the small-cap benchmark. Investors with money still on the sideline may take on more risk as the economic data continues to improve through 2012. Stock selection in small caps may be more important than sector selection today. Here is a list of small caps ideas for the remainder of 2012.