Tag: S&P 500

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Stocks Rebound on Earnings; Now Positive for the Week

Both estimate-beating earnings and a rise in consumer spending lifted the S&P 500 today, as it erased the...

A Brief History of Exchange-Traded Funds

What company pioneered the concept of trading a bundle of stocks in the form of a fund, as...

U.S. Stocks Rise after Three-Day Sell-Off

U.S. stocks rose Tuesday, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rebounding from its worst slump since June,...

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U.S. Stocks Retreat Again after Worst Week Since 2012

U.S. markets fell further today to continue its descent from late last week.

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Traders Watching to See if Two-Day Sell-Off is Just the Start

With two straight decidedly down days for stocks, traders are wary about whether the sell-off could be a...

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Wall Street Slides on China Data, Earnings

U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with the Dow Jones industrial average recording its third consecutive day of losses,...

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S&P 500 Has Worst Day Since November

Investors expressed concern over valuations, sending the S&P 500 to its biggest daily loss since November.

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Stocks Fall to Open Year for First Time Since 2008

Following 2013's sizable gains, stocks fell today, marking the first time the S&P 500 has fallen in a...

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Wall Street Ends Mostly Flat in Thin Trading

Stocks closed mostly flat on Monday following a two-week rally, with weaker-than-forecast housing data and light trading volume...

Stocks Close at Record High

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up today, ending at 1,819.46 and 16,239.83, respectively,...