S&P 500

  1. How Did Reed Hastings Get Rich? (NFLX)

    Discover how Reed Hastings, CEO and co-founder of Netflix, got so rich.
  2. 3 Reasons Cash Is a Smart Position in Your Portfolio

    Explore three reasons to hold cash positions in investment portfolios, including ...
  3. Boom-Bust Gauge Predicts Bounce Off Market Highs

    The widely referenced boom-bust barometer predicts that the recent market surge might ...
  4. Chart of The Week: 4 Reasons You Should Still ...

    Though this year has not been a stellar one for many markets don’t be so quick to ...
  5. A History of the S&P 500 Dividend Yield

    Find out why the dividend yield for the S&P 500 Index remains historically low, and ...
  6. Newly Issued Equal Weight Equity ETF (OEW)

    Investors who look for diversification and equal weight exposure to stocks in the ...
  1. How Did Reed Hastings Get Rich? (NFLX)

    Discover how Reed Hastings, CEO and co-founder of Netflix, got so rich.
  2. 3 Reasons Cash Is a Smart Position in Your Portfolio

    Explore three reasons to hold cash positions in investment portfolios, including ...
  3. A History of the S&P 500 Dividend Yield

    Find out why the dividend yield for the S&P 500 Index remains historically low, and ...
  4. Newly Issued Equal Weight Equity ETF (OEW)

    Investors who look for diversification and equal weight exposure to stocks in the ...
  5. Behind IBM's 87.6% Rise in 10 years (IBM)

    Analyze IBM's stock price history to learn why investor outlook has been more important ...
  6. Which Companies Will Thrive on the Yuan

    Explore the debate on whether a fed rate hike or the exchange rate of the Chinese ...
  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

    Historically, the market has returned a solid 12% per year on average. The icons ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Duration

    A measure of the sensitivity of the price (the value of principal) of a fixed-income investment to a change in interest rates. ...
  2. Dove

    An economic policy advisor who promotes monetary policies that involve the maintenance of low interest rates, believing that ...
  3. Cyclical Stock

    An equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy. Cyclical stocks typically relate to companies ...
  4. Front Running

    The unethical practice of a broker trading an equity based on information from the analyst department before his or her clients ...
  5. After-Hours Trading - AHT

    Trading after regular trading hours on the major exchanges. The increasing popularity of electronic communication networks ...
  6. Omnibus Account

    An account between two futures merchants (brokers). It involves the transaction of individual accounts which are combined ...
Trading Center