In the following video, Motley Fool contributing writer John Reeves takes a look at some of the most popular small-cap stocks today with hedge funds, as a potential place for individual investors to find stock ideas. He discusses why Radian Group (NYSE:RDN) was the number one pick, with $115.83 million worth of shares purchased by hedge funds in 2013, and why the continuing housing recovery trend in the United States that is getting Radian so much attention could make several other stocks interesting buys, as well.

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