The Russell 2000 Is Us 3rd most important Index. The index following the price performance of 2,000 major US companies with an average market cap of $2 Billion dollar per company in the index. Wall-Street analysts ignored Russell 2000 companies for a year now, while Nasdaq and S&P 500 broke into all times highs. Today, US2000 (Russell 2000 CFD) has a chance to break into all times highs over $2,368.55. The index is trading at $2,354.0 now and this up coming breakout can send the index quickly to the $2,440 dollar price level. Traders can also protect the downside in this trade by using a stop loss order under at $2,268.