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Russell 2000 index turns south, and is at risk of posting first correction since June of 2020 as first case of omicron found in U.S.

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Russell 2000 index turns south, and is at risk of posting first correction since June of 2020 as first case of omicron found in U.S.
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The small-capitalization Russell 2000 index staged a powerful turnabout that was threatening to push the index into correction territory for the first time since June of 2020, Dow Jones Market Data. The Russell 2000 index was currently down 0.7% at 2,190, with a close below 2.198.47, representing a decline into correction for the benchmark. Market technicians deem a decline of an asset from a recent peak of at least 10% (but no more than 20%) as being in correction. The skid lower for the benchm