David Hasselhoff Index

AAA

DEFINITION of 'David Hasselhoff Index'

A stock index comprised of companies associated with actor David Hasselhoff. Investors might correlate the popularity of David with increased sales surrounding his related products. Firms involved with Hasselhoff endorsements, advertising, movies or productions are included in the index.

BREAKING DOWN 'David Hasselhoff Index'

Companies included in the index include General Electric, which is the parent company of NBC in which Hasselhoff stars on America's Got Talent. Firms in this index generally show consistant growth due to the "Don't Hassle the Hoff" Factor.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Angelina Jolie Stock Index

    An index made up of a selection of stocks from companies associated ...
  2. Lindsay Lohan Stock Index

    A stock index comprised of companies associated with actress ...
  3. Eva Longoria Stock Index

    A stock index comprised of companies related to the actress Eva ...
  4. Mobile First Strategy

    Mobile first strategy is trend in website development where designing ...
  5. Indicator

    Indicators are statistics used to measure current conditions ...
  6. Bulldog Market

    A nickname for the foreign bond market of the United Kingdom. ...
Related Articles
  1. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Introduction To Fundamentally Weighted Index Investing

    If you believe the market smiles on those who focus on value, growth or income, this vehicle may be for you.
  2. Investing Basics

    5 Reasons to Expect Lower Stock Returns

    Lower stock returns are likely here to stay for some time. Here are five reasons why.
  3. Investing

    Finding Value in the Selloff Rubble

    Globally and in the United States, stocks are now in correction mode, with the recent erosion in equities in emerging markets and Europe in a bear market.
  4. Investing News

    Oil or Gold: Which Will Recover First?

    Not sure where oil and gold are headed? The answer is complex.
  5. Economics

    Signs of a Struggling Economy?

    Last week was another difficult one for stocks, marked by a bruising mid-week selloff triggered by China’s surprise devaluation of its currency. 
  6. Economics

    3 Characteristics of Caribbean Economies

    An overview of the common characteristics of Caribbean economies.
  7. Investing News

    Does the Empire State Index Signal a Recession?

    This morning, the New York Federal Reserve Bank reported the worst numbers in six years for its August 2015 Empire State Manufacturing Survey, indicating not only a potential economic slowdown ...
  8. Investing

    What To Do When News Headlines Jump Out At You

    Given the recent economic forecasting after years of relative calmness and steadily rising returns, markets have been jumpier lately.
  9. Investing

    No Solace in Small Caps

    In the U.S., second-quarter earnings season has generally been better than expected. However, it has failed to inspire investors.
  10. Investing News

    What China Devaluing its Currency Means to You

    The Chinese government is showing its craftiness in managing its money supply, but will it make a difference? And what does it mean for U.S. investors?
RELATED FAQS
  1. What economic indicators are important to consider when investing in the retail sector?

    The unemployment rate and Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) rank as two of the most important economic indicators to consider ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. What types of expenses are factored into autonomous consumption?

    Autonomous consumption is the level of consumption necessary to support everyday life in a zero-income scenario. Put another ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. What are some of the key shortcomings of how the U.S. unemployment rate is determined ...

    Each month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a division of the U.S. Department of Labor, announces the unemployment ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. Why would a country's gross domestic product (GDP) and gross national income (GNI) ...

    A country’s gross domestic product, or GDP, and gross national income, or GNI, are likely to differ considerably because ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. While closely related, how do gross domestic product (GDP) and gross national income ...

    Gross domestic product, or GDP, and gross national income, or GNI, are the two most important economic indicators that measure ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. What are key economic growth rates that can be used to determine the economic health ...

    Before you can determine the proper indicators for economic health, you must understand what causes an economy to grow and ... Read Full Answer >>

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Alligator Spread

    An unprofitable spread that occurs as a result of large commissions charged on the transaction, regardless of favorable market ...
  2. Tiger Cub Economies

    The four Southeast Asian economies of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand. Tiger cub economy indicates that ...
  3. Gorilla

    A company that dominates an industry without having a complete monopoly. A gorilla firm has large control of the pricing ...
  4. Elephants

    Slang for large institutions that have the funds to make high volumes trades. Due to the large volumes of stock that elephants ...
  5. Widow's Exemption

    In general terms, a widow's exemption refers to the amount that can be deducted from taxable income by a widow, thereby reducing ...
  6. Wedding Warrant

    A warrant that can only be exercised if the host asset, typically a bond or preferred stock, is surrendered. Until the call ...
Trading Center
×

You are using adblocking software

Want access to all of Investopedia? Add us to your “whitelist”
so you'll never miss a feature!