How to invest in 2021: Look past the Dow and buy small

The stock market is firmly back in bull mode. The S&P 500 is above 4,000 and near a record high, and the Dow is close to an all-time peak, too. But investors should keep smaller American companies in mind, even as they keep throwing money at blue chips like Caterpillar, Chevron and GM.

How to invest in 2021: Look past the Dow and buy small
The stock market is firmly back in bull mode. The S&P 500 is above 4,000 and near a record high, and the Dow is close to an all-time peak, too. But investors should keep smaller American companies in mind, even as they keep throwing money at blue chips like Caterpillar, Chevron and GM.