DFA U.S. Microcap I employs a time-tested investment process that targets well-vetted characteristics based on academic research that should reward investors over the long term. DFA’s flexible trading approach enables cost-effective execution. These attributes in combination with its fee advantage relative to its category competition should help it outperform the Russell 2000 Index over the long run. It earns a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Silver.
Will DFSCX outperform in future?
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