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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.

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Dow rises, S&P ekes out gain [Video]

Dow rises, S&P ekes out gain

The S&P 500 posted a nominal gain on Friday as further clarity regarding the timeline for the development of a coronavirus vaccine and much better-than-expected retail sales data brought buyers back to..

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How Will The S&P 500 React To The GOP Winning The Senate And The Presidency [Video]

How Will The S&P 500 React To The GOP Winning The Senate And The Presidency

Stock market analysts always worry around the time of a Presidential election. The markets can react unpredictably when a certain candidate gets elected. According to Stifel the S&P 500 will sell off..

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Stocks fall for third straight day [Video]

Stocks fall for third straight day

The S&P 500 ended lower on Thursday after a rise in weekly jobless claims compounded worries about a stalling economic recovery and fading hopes for more fiscal aid before the election. Fred Katayama..

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JPMorgan: The S&P 500 Will Surge 12% In Sept. 2021 [Video]

JPMorgan: The S&P 500 Will Surge 12% In Sept. 2021

On Tuesday, JPMorgan's Grace Peters told CNBC's "Squawk Box Europe" the S&P 500 could hit 3,750 by September 2021. Business Insider reports that would represent a 12% premium over Tuesday's closing..

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Wall Street Confident Stocks Are On Course [Video]

Wall Street Confident Stocks Are On Course

Business Insider reports that US stocks are on course to close lower for a third consecutive week. The S&P 500 has lost nearly 9% since early September's record high. That decline was mainly driven by..

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Reasons To Be Bullish On Stocks [Video]

Reasons To Be Bullish On Stocks

2020 has been a wild ride for stocks. Business Insider reports that the market continues to face risks stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. There is also election uncertainty, and the potential for..

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How Much Higher Could The S&P500 Climb? [Video]

How Much Higher Could The S&P500 Climb?

According to Business Insider, JPMorgan expects the S&P 500 to rise another 6% from current levels to a record 3,600 before the year is over. The S&P500's earnings recovery is "ahead of expectation."..

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The S&P 500 Could Face Double Digit Corrections [Video]

The S&P 500 Could Face Double Digit Corrections

CFRA's Sam Stovall said that the recent S&P 500 pullback may be converted into a "low-level, double-digital correction." According to Business Insider, Stovall said that this will be an opportunity for..

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Should Investors Be Bullish On The Market? [Video]

Should Investors Be Bullish On The Market?

There have been back-to-back weeks of stock market declines. In a note UBS said the steady declines should be used by investors as an opportunity to buy stocks at better levels. Record highs were..

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Why The S&P 500 Could Drop 20% [Video]

Why The S&P 500 Could Drop 20%

S&P 500 could fall by as much as 20% in the coming weeks, Tim Hayes, senior strategist at Ned Davis Research, told Business Insider. "I would expect a decline of 15-20% and then we get a rally that..

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Analyst: Tesla Overvalued [Video]

Analyst: Tesla Overvalued

On Friday, Tesla was excluded from the S&P 500 index. In a note released on Wednesday DataTrek said it was a "brave" decision. The note said that the exclusion of Tesla surprised DataTrek's cofounder..

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Nasdaq drops 4% into correction territory [Video]

Nasdaq drops 4% into correction territory

U.S. stocks closed lower for a third straight session Tuesday as tech stocks extended their sell-off to send the Nasdaq into correction territory, while Tesla suffered its biggest daily percentage drop..

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Tesla Excluded From S&P500, Stock Sinks [Video]

Tesla Excluded From S&P500, Stock Sinks

On Tuesday, Tesla stock tumbled as much as 13% in pre-market trading. The decline follows the surprise exclusion of Tesla from the S&P 500. An important shareholder cutting its stake, and its..

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Is Another Tech Bubble Coming? [Video]

Is Another Tech Bubble Coming?

Is another bubble about to burst? Goldman Sachs said Wall Street's most popular fear gauge is flashing a warning sign not seen since the bursting of the dot-com bubble in 2000. Typically, when the..

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Dow Climbs 455 points While S&P 500 Sets Record [Video]

Dow Climbs 455 points While S&P 500 Sets Record

US stocks climbed on Wednesday with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite extending records. According to Business Insider, both indexes closed at all-time highs on Tuesday. The rally was partly spurred by..

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S&P 500 Is Going To Best  August In 36 Years [Video]

S&P 500 Is Going To Best August In 36 Years

US stocks fluctuated on Monday. Traders considered the economic recovery against climbing COVID-19 cases and lingering US-China tensions. S&P 500 remained on pace for its best August since 1984. Still,..

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S&P Has Room To Explode Another 11% [Video]

S&P Has Room To Explode Another 11%

S&P 500 can explode a further 11% and touch 3,900 before the end of the year. But, the growth will be dependent on if Pres. Trump's revolutionary vaccine plan gets recognized Anthony Denier, CEO of..

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Dow turns positive for 2020 [Video]

Dow turns positive for 2020

The bull market kept rolling along Friday with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq once again closing at record heights and the Dow made progress by erasing all of its losses for the year. Conway G. Gittens has the..

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S&P 500 Closes At Record High [Video]

S&P 500 Closes At Record High

On Thursday, the S&P 500 extended its record highs. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke at this year's virtual Jackson Hole symposium. Business Insider reports that Powell outlined the central..

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Dow rallies on new Fed inflation stance [Video]

Dow rallies on new Fed inflation stance

The Dow and S&P 500 advanced but the Nasdaq closed lower on Thursday as investors digested the U.S. Federal Reserve's new strategy to adopt an average inflation target and restore the United States to..

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Apple holds down Dow amid Wall Street record run [Video]

Apple holds down Dow amid Wall Street record run

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq notched another day of record closing highs but a drop in Apple ahead of a 4-for-1 stock split held back the Dow. Conway G. Gittens has the final tally.

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Tesla's Puts S&P 500 On The Spot [Video]

Tesla's Puts S&P 500 On The Spot

Tesla is worth more than Walmart. But, it's still not included in the S&P 500 index. The S&P 500 tracks the 500 largest publicly listed companies based in the US. After four straight quarters of..

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Democratic Presidents Are Better For Economy, Stock Market [Video]

Democratic Presidents Are Better For Economy, Stock Market

Contrary to popular belief, the stock market and economy have performed better under Democrats. The data used to draw this conclusion goes back to 1946, says Business Insider. Republican president's..

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Records for Nasdaq, S&P; Dow gets major shake-up [Video]

Records for Nasdaq, S&P; Dow gets major shake-up

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq reached new record closing highs on Monday. After the close, the keeper of the venerable Dow Jones Industrials average announced it will replace ExxonMobil, Pfizer and..

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A late slide erases gains for U.S. indexes, leaving them mixed

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Wall Street closed out a choppy week of trading with more of the same Friday, as a late-afternoon stumble led U.S. stock indexes to a mixed finish. The Standard & Poor’s 500 ended the day just a..
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Stocks climb, closing out biggest weekly gain in 3 months

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U.S. stocks drop as Trump calls off stimulus talks until after election

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U.S. stock futures and global shares fall on Trump's COVID news

Both the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials futures lost 1.9% on the news, as oil prices and Asian share prices slipped.
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Japan's little-known Nikkei 500 hits record high, outperforms US S&P 500

japan's little-known nikkei 500 hits record high, outperforms us s&p 500
SYDNEY : The Nikkei 225 share average, Japan's best-known stock benchmark, on Monday still stood 40% below its historic peak hit three decades ago, while its lesser-known sibling, the Nikkei 500,..
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Stocks post solid gains as technology shares lead rally

stocks post solid gains as technology shares lead rally
Stocks shook off another bout of volatile trading and finished solidly higher Friday, led by gains in technology and healthcare companies. Despite the rally, the S&P 500 still posted its fourth..
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Wall Street closes sharply lower, and this time it’s tech taking the lead

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Stock market battered: Dow Jones down as banks suffer, economic concerns grip investors

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Tech sell-off hits Wall St as jobless claims remain elevated

tech sell-off hits wall st as jobless claims remain elevated
Wall Street's main indexes fell on Thursday after data showed high levels of weekly jobless claims, while technology-related stocks resumed their slide with Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc among the..
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Wall Street posts solid gains after surge in corporate deals

wall street posts solid gains after surge in corporate deals
Wall Street kicked off the week with a broad rally Monday, clawing back much of the stock market's losses from last week. The S&P 500 rose 1.3%, led by gains in technology, health care and financial..
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Nasdaq closes lower to end worst week since March

nasdaq closes lower to end worst week since march
NEW YORK -- Wall Street closed out its worst week since June with another day of churning trading Friday, as big technology stocks resumed their suddenly weakened ways. The S&P 500 rose 1.78, or 0.05%,..
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Stocks fall again as a wild trading week continues

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Technology stocks tumble: Nasdaq down 8 per cent in three days

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Big tech stocks are continuing their Icarus-like flight path, and more sharp declines for them are dragging Wall Street towards a third straight loss. The S&P 500 was down 1.6 per cent in afternoon..
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Tech tanks again; Tesla dives after S&P 500 rebuff

Wall Street rout gains traction as stocks of the electric-car maker plummet 15% following its exclusion from benchmark index.
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Tesla shares plunge 20% after not being included in S&P 500

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Etsy gets into S&P 500, Tesla does not

etsy gets into s&p 500, tesla does not
Shares of Tesla tumbled 7% in extended trade on Friday after the electric car maker was excluded from a group of companies being added to the S&P 500, among them Etsy, whose stock market value is less..
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Tech drags down stocks

tech drags down stocks
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Wall Street has biggest gain since July, sets more records

wall street has biggest gain since july, sets more records
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S&P, Nasdaq Close At New Highs As Wall Street Rides Bull Momentum

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S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records after upbeat business surveys

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S&P 500 closes at a record, erasing last of pandemic losses

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S&P 500 at Record as Stock Market Defies Economic Devastation

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US stocks hit new high after coronavirus crash

Wall Street's S&P 500 index is now higher than it was in February before a historic 33% collapse.
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