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S&P 500 Index: Stock market index
The S&P 500, or simply the S&P, is a stock market index that measures the stock performance of 500 large companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States. It is one of the most commonly followed equity indices, and many consider it to be one of the best representations of the U.S. stock market unlike the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The average annual total return and compound annual growth rate of the index, including dividends, since inception in 1926 has been approximately 9.8%, or 6% after inflation; however, there were several years where the index declined over 30%. The index has posted annual increases 70% of the time. However, the index has only made new highs on 5% of trading days, meaning that on 95% of trading days, the index has closed below its all-time high.

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Dow, S&P rise; value outperforms [Video]

Dow, S&P rise; value outperforms

The Dow jumped 1%, the S&P 500 inched up and the Nasdaq closed lower Monday as investors extended a rotation into value stocks from heavyweight tech-related names while awaiting news on progress in a..

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Goldman Sachs Raises 2020 Earnings [Video]

Goldman Sachs Raises 2020 Earnings

On Friday, Goldman Sachs lifted its 2020 S&P 500 earnings-per-share estimate. The move comes after better-than-expected second-quarter results. Business Insider reports that Goldman expects 2020 S&P..

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Tesla Downgraded [Video]

Tesla Downgraded

Bernstein analyst Tony Sacconaghi says Tesla shares are far too expensive to recommend after more than tripling in 2020. The firm lowered its Tesla stock rating to "underperform" from "market perform"..

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S&P could reclaim record high this year: strategist [Video]

S&P could reclaim record high this year: strategist

Chaikin Analytics' Dan Russo says the S&P 500 could rise another 3% this year get back to record levels. He tells Reuters' Fred Katayama fiscal and monetary stimulus will drive equities higher.

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Tesla will quadruple in 5 years: analyst [Video]

Tesla will quadruple in 5 years: analyst

Exencial Wealth Advisors' David Yepez expects another profitable quarter from Tesla Wednesday that could clear the way for it to join the S&P 500. He also tells Reuters' Fred Katayama investors should..

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Stocks little changed with eyes on virus [Video]

Stocks little changed with eyes on virus

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq finished slightly higher on Friday but the Dow closed with a loss as investors kept an eye on record new coronavirus cases in the U.S. Conway G. Gittens wraps up the trading..

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Musk Richer Than Buffet [Video]

Musk Richer Than Buffet

Elon Musk is officially richer than Warren Buffett. Tesla stock, of which Musk is the largest holder, continues to hit record highs. Musk is worth 70-billion dollars. Tesla stock is up 259% in 2020..

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S&P, Nasdaq rally on vaccination hopes [Video]

S&P, Nasdaq rally on vaccination hopes

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed higher Wednesday to kick off the third quarter as increasing optimism for a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine eased concerns that another round of business lockdowns was..

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Investors are 'in denial': economist [Video]

Investors are 'in denial': economist

Economist Max Wolff of Multivariate thinks the S&P 500 should be trading at 2300 instead of 3150. He tells Reuters' Fred Katayama that investors are ignoring negative news about the rising coronavirus..

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Stocks mostly fall on COVID-19 concerns [Video]

Stocks mostly fall on COVID-19 concerns

The S&P 500 ended lower Friday after a choppy session as investors weighed spiking cases of COVID-19 and Apple's announcement of fresh store closures against anticipated stimulus and continued economic..

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Investors cautious on virus rise, jobless data [Video]

Investors cautious on virus rise, jobless data

Stocks were little changed Thursday after a spike in new COVID-19 cases and stubbornly high levels of joblessness made for a skittish trading day. Conway G. Gittens has more.

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Stock rally takes a pause as new COVID-19 cases spike [Video]

Stock rally takes a pause as new COVID-19 cases spike

The Dow and S&P 500 snapped three-day winning streaks as a surge in new coronavirus cases in several states gave investors a reason to pause. Conway G. Gittens has the wrap.

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