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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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Nasdaq High, Congress Inches Toward Stimulus Deal [Video]

Nasdaq High, Congress Inches Toward Stimulus Deal

Lukas Jackson/Reuters US stocks closed mixed on Thursday amid falling jobless claims and new hopes for a stimulus deal. The Nasdaq composite closed at all-time highs, while the S&P 500 lost its record..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published
S&P 500 creeps to record high on stimulus hopes [Video]

S&P 500 creeps to record high on stimulus hopes

The S&P 500 climbed to a record high close on Wednesday, and the Nasdaq Composite Index dipped as investors weighed upbeat vaccine developments and a potential coronavirus fiscal package against a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:14Published
Time to consider locking-in gains -retirement expert [Video]

Time to consider locking-in gains -retirement expert

The S&P 500 is up 13 percent year-to-date, recovering from a steep nose-dive earlier this year, which could present many investors near retirement age with the best chance to lock-in their gains for..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 05:30Published
Record closing highs for S&P 500, Nasdaq [Video]

Record closing highs for S&P 500, Nasdaq

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite indexes closed at record highs on Tuesday, as investors applauded renewed stimulus talks in Washington and bet a COVID-19 vaccine will be available soon. Conway G...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published
Best Nov. for S&P 500, best Dow month since '87 [Video]

Best Nov. for S&P 500, best Dow month since '87

It was a banner month for global stocks, powered in part by the biggest November gain for the S&P 500 in history and the strongest monthly performance for the Dow since 1987. Conway G. Gittens has the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:13Published
S&P 500 Ends The Week On Record Highs [Video]

S&P 500 Ends The Week On Record Highs

On Friday, US stocks made gains as hopes for a peaceful transition to the Biden administration offset concerns about soaring COVID-19 cases. Business Insider reports S&P 500 closed at a record high. On..

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Dow, S&P pull back from record highs [Video]

Dow, S&P pull back from record highs

The S&P 500 and Dow closed lower Wednesday as mounting U.S. layoffs in the wake of new lockdowns to contain surging COVID-19 infections dampened investor risk appetite. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published
Slowing labor market recovery weighs on stocks [Video]

Slowing labor market recovery weighs on stocks

The S&P 500 and the Dow retreated Wednesday as a surprise rise in weekly jobless claims added to signs the recovery of the labor market was stalling amid a surge in COVID-19 infections. Fred Katayama..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published
Dow Jumps 210 Points On Vaccine News From AstraZeneca [Video]

Dow Jumps 210 Points On Vaccine News From AstraZeneca

On Monday, US stocks rose. AstraZeneca said its COVID-19 vaccine candidate demonstrated an average efficacy rate of 70%. This is the third COVID-19 vaccine said to have surpassed the Food and Drug..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published
Wall Street rallies on vaccine trial results [Video]

Wall Street rallies on vaccine trial results

The Dow jumped more than 800 points and the S&P 500 ended higher but closed just shy of a record on Monday as investors bet that a full economic reopening was finally in sight following the first..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:39Published
Netflix Drops 9% After Vaccine News [Video]

Netflix Drops 9% After Vaccine News

On Monday, phrama giant Pfizer revealed positive COVID-19 vaccine news. The news sent shares of stay-at-home stocks like Netflix plummeting on Monday. Netflix itself fell as much as 9%, even as major..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:29Published
Wall Street jumps on bets for split Congress [Video]

Wall Street jumps on bets for split Congress

U.S. stocks jumped on Thursday, as investors bet Republicans would retain control of the Senate and block any major policy changes under a possible Joe Biden White House that could dampen corporate..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:34Published
Stocks end mixed; Microsoft tops sales forecast [Video]

Stocks end mixed; Microsoft tops sales forecast

The Dow and S&P 500 fell on lackluster earnings, election worries and rising COVID-19 cases worldwide, but tech stocks fared better and had positive news after the close when Microsoft topped sales..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published
Wall Street tumbles as virus cases soar [Video]

Wall Street tumbles as virus cases soar

U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday, with the S&P 500 posting its biggest daily decline in four weeks, as soaring coronavirus cases and uncertainty about a fiscal relief bill in Washington dimmed the outlook..

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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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published
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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

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