We frequently run across assertions that the US stock market is allegedly “cheap”, because the trailing P/E of the S&P 500 Index has not yet reached the dizzy heights of 1929 or 2000 (of course, quite often the “forward P/E” is cited rather …
You may understand the covered call strategy on equities, but are you familiar with writing covered calls on a portfolio of S&P 500 stocks? How can you implement such a strategy? Stay tuned, this article will explain how. Traditionally, the …
So Wall Street aggressively argued that investors should buy stocks because they were cheap. Yet in absolute trailing-twelve-month terms, the broad-market SPX P/E ratio was way up near 21x. In simple-average terms, it was near 23x. …
The S&P Global BMI Indices and S&P Total Market Index will continue to include companies with multiple share classes or with limited or no shareholder voting. The S&P Composite 1500® and its component indices will no longer add …
The Nasdaq hit a record high on Monday ahead of a big week of technology earnings reports, while the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials lagged behind as losses in healthcare heavyweight Johnson & Johnson took a toll. The major US …
Because they spend way too much time obsessing over one figure—the dividend yield—and ignore stocks with payouts below some arbitrary number, say 2%, which is about what the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) pays. Consider Visa (V), a …
Here's yet another thing banks are taking over: the stock market. Financial stocks are the second-biggest ... with more than 20 percent of the S&P 500, just before it created that giant black hole that sucked the global economy into oblivion.
July 31 (Reuters) - The S&P and the Nasdaq were trading lower on Monday morning as tech stocks weighed on the indexes, while the Dow touched a record high, boosted by Boeing Co . Facebook, Google parent Alphabet and Netflix , …
Last quarter, the S&P 500 set a record for the amount of dividends paid – again. This marks the fourth straight quarter of record dividend payments by the S&P 500. What’s more is that the average S&P 500 dividend yield, which stands at …
The Tulsa Stock Index, the group of local stocks and stocks of companies with significant local operations, has lagged the S&P 500 considerably through the first full six months of 2017. At the midway point of the year, the Tulsa Stock Index …