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What is the Russell 1000?

What is the Russell 1000?

The Russell 1000 is considered the optimal benchmark for large cap U.S. stocks.

The Russell 1000 comprises over 90% of the total market capitalization of U.S. stocks, and is the go-to benchmark for large cap U.S. stocks.

Like the S&P 500, the Russell 1000 is cap-weighted and will give investors a good idea of how the largest U.S. companies are performing.

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