Mid-caps vs. Large-caps – A false choice?

It is generally believed that mid-caps give better returns than large-caps. But if you compare their historical returns, the difference is minuscule.

Is the pain worth the gain?

But mid-caps have often inflicted a lot of pain on their investors – spending most of their time in drawdowns. There is no diversification benefit because both of them play in the same circus. If you are a buy-and-holder, why bother with mid-caps at all?

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