S&P 500 (^GSPC)
SNP - SNP Delayed Price. Currency in USD
|Day's Range||2,161.35 - 2,173.79|
|52wk Range||1,810.10 - 2,193.81|
|Avg Vol (3m)||3,580,635,076|
- Editor's PickSam Ro•1 hour ago
There’s been an eery calm in the financial markets. Gluskin Sheff’s David Rosenberg points to a variable in the derivatives markets that may make the stock market more sensitive and vulnerable should things go south. Traders and sophisticated investors use derivatives such as options and futures contracts to adjust their exposures to stock markets, largely because it’s cheaper and more tax-efficient.
- Editor's PickYahoo Finance•22 hours ago
Stocks are stuck in neutral as utilities and those safety names lag. Catch The Final Round with Jen Rogers and Yahoo Finance columnist Rick Newman. Stocks in the red today include outerwear maker G-III Apparel after it slashed full-year profit guidance, Hershey after food giant Mondelez said it was ending merger talks with the candy maker, and Abercrombie & Fitch.
- Editor's PickSam Ro•yesterday
“The current streak of market stability represents the longest period without a 1%+/- daily move since the summer of 2014,” Goldman Sachs’ David Kostin said of the trend on Friday. While this may be a welcome calm for investors, some Wall Street experts argue that the low volatility is unexpected and unwarranted in light of the global uncertainty we read about in the news everyday. In addition to the volatile global political environment, the impending tightening of monetary policy by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) poses a very direct risk to the financial markets.