S&P 500

  1. S&P 500 ETFs: What Every Investor Should Know

    S&P 500 ETFs: What Every Investor Should Know

    Before you invest in that SPDR S&P 500 ETF (or any other ETF based on that index) ...
  2. The S&P 500: The Index You Need To Know

    The S&P 500: The Index You Need To Know

    Just how are companies added to and dropped from the S&P 500, and how is its value ...
  3. The Companies That Headline The S&P 500

    The Companies That Headline The S&P 500

    These companies are the creme de la creme of the S&P 500. Here's how they got there.
  4. Selling Premium As Small Caps Play Catch Up

    Selling Premium As Small Caps Play Catch Up

    In our recent article we pointed out a divergence between the small cap Russell 2 ...
  5. How To Profit From Recent Market Divergence

    How To Profit From Recent Market Divergence

    US stocks contemplate the fate of the 5-year bull market as the small cap Russell ...
  6. The World's Largest ETFs

    The World's Largest ETFs

    Is an exchange-traded fund with lots of assets necessarily a desirable one?
  1. ChartAdvisor for July 17, 2014

    ChartAdvisor for July 17, 2014

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indices.
  2. The Weakest and Strongest S&P Stocks

    The Weakest and Strongest S&P Stocks

    While the overall S&P 500 uptrend remains intact, there are warning signs present. ...
  1. Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Introduction to Stock Trader Types

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

    The major difference between these two indexes is that the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) includes a price-weighted ...
  2. Where can I find the P/E ratios for the Dow and S&P 500?

    When it comes to valuing stocks, the price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio is one of the oldest and most frequently used metrics. ...
  3. How can I buy an S&P 500 fund?

    In 1976, Vanguard introduced individual investors to the first mutual fund designed to mimic the S&P 500 Index. Today ...
  4. How is the value of the S&P 500 calculated?

    The S&P 500 is a U.S. market index that gives investors an idea of the overall movement in the U.S. equity market. The ...
  1. 5 Investing Statements That Make You Sound Stupid

    5 Investing Statements That Make You Sound Stupid

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

    World's Greatest Investors

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