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Russell 2000 Futures | Your Guide to Trading Small Cap Futures

Originally published at: https://optimusfutures.com/tradeblog/archives/russell-2000-futures/%20

This article on Russell 2000 Futures is the opinion of Optimus Futures. Traditional investors often assume small-capitalization companies outperform during growth periods and risk-on environments. Yet, for most of the last decade, the Russell 2000, the broadest small-cap index, underperformed other major indexes such as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100. In fact, Nasdaq technology stocks were some of the most popular and best performing over the last decade, and since markets bottomed in 2020. That started to change in 2022. Year-to-date, the Russell 2000 is down a bit more than 10% while the Nasdaq 100 is down nearly 12%.…