Stock Market Today: Small-Cap Stocks Lead in Low-Volume Session

While the major indexes made modest moves Tuesday, small caps soared.

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It was another low-volume session for most stocks Tuesday, with many investors in wait-and-see mode ahead of next week's Fed meeting. 

Still, there was plenty of action to be seen elsewhere, including a major rally in small-cap stocks and continued upheaval in the cryptocurrency space. 

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Karee Venema
Senior Investing Editor,

With over a decade of experience writing about the stock market, Karee Venema is the senior investing editor at She joined the publication in April 2021 after 10 years of working as an investing writer and columnist at Schaeffer's Investment Research. In her previous role, Karee focused primarily on options trading, as well as technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis.