Small-caps stocks are booming

  • Small caps have outperformed mid caps and large caps this year.
  • Small caps get more domestic revenue than larger companies do.
  • The new US tax plan allows them to pay less in taxes.
  • Solid economic growth and a strong dollar are also tailwinds.

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The growth rate of real gross domestic product (GDP)

The growth rate of real gross domestic product (GDP) is a key indicator of economic activity, but the official estimate is released with a delay. Our GDPNow forecasting model provides a "nowcast" of the official estimate prior to its release by estimating GDP growth using a methodology similar to the one used by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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Gaming Shares Spike After Supreme Court Strikes Down Sports Betting Ban

U.S. gaming stocks surge Monday as investors bet that a Supreme Court ruling upholding a challenge to federal laws prohibiting sports betting in New Jersey could open the market nationwide.

U.S. gaming sector stocks surged Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a two-decades old law that prohibited New Jersey from allowing sports betting at state casinos.

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