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It's true the blue-chip Dow Industrials set the most watched records in 2006, but, once again, it was actually small caps that reigned supreme. For the 8th consecutive year, the Russell 2000 posted better returns than the S&P despite predictions the rally for the little guys would come to an end. Will the small caps winning streak continue in '07?
In an exclusive interview with CNBC, SEC Chairman Christopher Cox said the agency is in its best shape ever to oversee a variety of regulatory issues simultaneously, whether it's options backdating or keeping a watchful eye on the derivatives market.
Regulators voted on a proposal that would raise the hurdle investors must meet in order to enter the fast-growing world of hedge funds.