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Why is the S&P 500 used as a benchmark for market performance so often? Ask a Fool

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Why is the S&P 500 used as a benchmark for market performance so often? Ask a Fool

Ken Fisher, founder and executive chairman of Fisher Investments, talks personal investments, advice for millennials and what's the deal about cryptocurrencies. There are several well-known stock indexes, but the S&P 500 is the most commonly used benchmark. Question: The Dow Jones industrial average