Hard Not to Notice This Divergence

So the banks held strong -- or, at least, JPMorgan Chase (JPM) held and rallied, while the rest of the KBW Bank Index was mostly mixed at best. The good news is that they didn't fall apart -- not yet, at least.

Otherwise, if you've perceived a marked increase in folks scoffing at small-cap stocks, I think you are correct. Two to three weeks ago the Russell 2000 was universally loved, and now it's hard to find anyone who likes the index. I would like to believe this is because folks saw my ratio charts, of the S&P 500 or the Nasdaq against the Russell, but I suspect it is as I have said for a few days now: It's hard not to notice the divergence when the Dow is solidly green and the Russell is firmly in the red....445 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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