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    Coronavirus relief: Economic recovery and the vindication of small caps

    Over the past several months, the coronavirus pandemic has weakened the global economy, wreaking havoc on markets around the globe. While most asset classes were not impervious to the laconic drawdowns in the first quarter of 2020, small-cap stocks were hit particularly hard. The Russell 2000® Index, composed of small-cap stocks, set a record for the quickest descent into bear-market territory, taking only 12 trading sessions to drop 20% from its February peak.