S&P 500

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    The January Barometer has been historically accurate. Will that be the case in 2 ...
  2. Performance Review - U.S. Equities in 2015

    Learn about the big winners and losers for stocks in 2015. See how Netflix led the ...
  3. Best US Equity Sector Since Market Peak October ...

    Find out about the best U.S. equity sectors since market peak in October 2007, how ...
  4. The Best US Equity Sector Since Market Low in ...

    Learn about the best U.S. equity sectors since market low in March 2009 and understand ...
  5. The Pros and Cons of Indexes

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  6. The Top 5 ETFs to Track the S&P 500 for 2016 ...

    Learn about five S&P 500-tracking ETFs that may be positioned for a strong 2016, ...
  1. Mattel Profit Estimate Positive Ahead of Earnings

    Assuming the rebirth of Barbie goes according to plan, holding the shares here can ...
  2. ChartAdvisor for January, 22 2016

    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  3. The Top 5 ETFs to Track the S&P 500 for 2016 ...

    Learn about five S&P 500-tracking ETFs that may be positioned for a strong 2016, ...
  4. 3 Popular Consumers Stocks in 2015 (AMZN, SBUX)

    Find out what makes Amazon, Starbucks and The Home Depot three popular consumer stocks ...
  5. IVV: iShares S&P 500 ETF

    Find out more about the iShares Core S&P 500 Exchange Traded Fund, the characteristics ...
  6. SPY: SPDR S&P 500 Trust ETF

    Find out more about the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, the characteristics of the exchange ...
  1. Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Being a stock trader can be both profitable and gratifying. To maximize the financial ...
  1. What is the difference between the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500

    Learn about the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500, including interesting facts about these indexes, and discover ...
  2. How do S&P 500 futures work?

    Learn about the mechanics of S&P 500 futures contracts, a type of stock index future introduced by the Chicago Mercantile ...
  3. What are the pros and cons of using the S&P 500 as a benchmark?

    Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of using the S&P 500 as a benchmark for portfolio performance, and understand ...
  4. What is the history of the S&P 500?

    Discover the history of the S&P 500, which sophisticated market participants consider to be the best index to understand ...
  1. 5 Investing Statements That Make You Sound Stupid

    Sound like a pro by avoiding these five common rookie statements.
  2. World's Greatest Investors

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