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There is no reason to put the small caps in a taxable account. Sooner or later, unless you maintain a stupid buy and hold mentality, you will want to sell. That will be a taxable event, unless you lose money, which is always a possibility.

I see no advantage to DRIPs. There is no reason to believe beforehand that the time of the dividend will be a good time to add to your position.

Stock trades should be timed using various methods, usually technical analysis in combination with an understanding of the fundamentals. Your stocks will tell you when to buy and sell them. Just look at the charts, and pay attention to your holdings.
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