Last week provided a pretty neat example of how changing expectations of dividends that will be paid in the future cause today's stock prices to change in response. Our first chart shows how the expectations for the …
Seven of the 11 sectors in the S&P 500 are up by double digits for the year, led by stocks in energy companies and banks, up 25 percent and 22 percent, respectively. Companies involved in telecommunications, …
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Wall Street
The 3D printed Liberator pistol may be gone, but it is not forgotten. Even with the Department of State bringing down the banhammer on Defense Distributed’s distribution of the plans online, there can be no stopping the …
Argentina
Here’s a look at some key stock market indicators and emerging themes that we are watching in our latest S&P 500 Weekly Stock Market Outlook: Tests of Support – Up-trends off of the early-year lows on the S&P 500 …
Stock market
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. agreed to buy Duracell, taking advantage of its long-standing ties with the battery maker’s owner in a deal that reduces taxes for both sides. In an unusual twist, Berkshire will pay …
Warren Buffett
This is the first of a series of posts describing how S&P Dow Jones Indices and its US Index Committee maintain the S&P 500. Future posts will cover how stocks react when added to the index, the mix of sectors and …
S&P Dow Jones Indices
Now, Kostin and his team have a new note looking at what S&P 500 companies will do with the cash they bring home. In the past, at least, they’ve use the cash to buyback shares. And if that’s the case again, stocks with …
Of Course
That is the S&P 500. Three Examples of How the S&P 500 Index Methodology Has Been Quietly, But Substantially, Changed Over the Past 13 Years When someone talks about a stock market “index”, what they …
Stock indexes inched up to record highs Friday, barely, after a late-afternoon push erased losses from earlier in the day. That capped the fourth straight week of gains for the Standard & Poor's 500 index, its longest such …
Los Angeles Times
Before the internet and even before computers, critical financial information was printed daily in newspapers. Though many newspapers still print this information, most people find it easier (and faster) to get information …
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