U.S. stocks advanced as Treasury yields erased most of their climb, with financial markets looking to stabilize after the worst week in two years for American equities. The S&P 500 Index set new session highs as the 10-year yield fell back …
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department officials are forging ahead with plans to ban rapid-fire bump stocks, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said today — a move that would likely set the stage for long legal battles …
The strategy of index investing continues to gain steam in the equity markets. Instead of picking individual stocks, many analysts and advisors recommend buying entire indices through ETFs like the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust …
Record calm on Wall Street: The most incredible part of the post-election stock market rally is how peaceful it's been. While the Trump era has brought enormous turbulence to Washington, that volatility has been missing on Wall Street. …
The S&P 500 on Monday broke its previous record of the number of days without a 3% drawdown. As it's continued to make new highs, it has broken records of other percent-move sizes. These illustrate the rock-bottom volatility that has …
U.S. stock indexes perked up Thursday after a nearly weeklong lull, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index rose for the first time in five days. NIndustrial and technology companies helped lead the way as broad swaths of the market climbed. …
Care to guess how many S&P 500 stocks pay a dividend? Exactly 418, or 83% of the index. Of those, 66 have a current dividend yield of 3.5% or greater. With the list of possibilities whittled down to just 13% of the S&P 500 stocks, my job …