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Rick Bowmer / The Associated Press

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Small caps lead the charge in unlikely bull market

COSTCO WHOLESALE: The Issaquah-based retailer (ranked No. 10) leads all Northwest companies in sales volume and number of employees but is dwarfed by software giant Microsoft (No. 41) in Redmond when it comes to market capitalization, free cash flow and profit.