Microcap Stock Index climbs slightly in short trading week

In a week shortened by Good Friday, the Bowser Microcap Stock Index climbed 2.61 points or 0.5%. The Index closed at its weekly high of  501.63 on Tuesday, but then slid back down under 499 to 498.57. Both Monday and Tuesday were good days for the Index with the end of the week faltering a bit. The markets were closed on Friday because of Good Friday. See the chart below for a visual representation of the Index.

Microcap Stock Index 04-02-13

Bowser Microcap Stock Index performance 03/22 to 03/28

Compared to other major indexes, the Bowser Microcap Stock Index was second to last--beating the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 0.05%. The S&P 500 led the way at +0.8%.

The other major indexes were as follows:

There were no changes to the Index's companies this week.

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