The small-cap bounce

By Ron SurzMarketsCovestor

By Ron Surz

US stocks had a phenomenal run in November, attributed to the Trump win.

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Small cap value stocks ruled big time with a 13% gain.

In the spirit of sensationalism, a 13% monthly return is 333% annualized!

Gold Pummeled 

Diversifying outside of US stocks was not smart, except for oil in the last few days of the month because OPEC seemed to reach a curtailment agreement.

Gold got hammered, losing 8% (-63% annualized).

A strengthening dollar response to the Trump win stripped off all the luster.

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