^GSPC - S&P 500

SNP - SNP Real Time Price. Currency in USD
2,599.95
-50.59 (-1.91%)
At close: 4:59PM EST
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Previous Close2,650.54
Open2,629.68
Volume2,536,288,491
Day's Range2,593.84 - 2,635.07
52 Week Range2,532.69 - 2,940.91
Avg. Volume3,876,425,714
  • Stocks continue to fall on global growth concerns
    Yahoo Finance Video20 hours ago

    Stocks continue to fall on global growth concerns

    Stocks tumbling here as a volatile week comes to a close. Plus - J & J shares getting hit on a damning report on asbestos in baby powder - we have the very latest. And - a big Apple analyst slashes his iPhone sales estimate - we break it down in the Analyst Rumble. Plus - markets here, and abroad are crumbling. JPMorgan's Gabriela Santos on where investors can go to hide.

  • Which Wall Street forecasters should you listen to now? Here’s who nailed it in 2018 (and who bombed)
    MarketWatch14 minutes ago

    Which Wall Street forecasters should you listen to now? Here’s who nailed it in 2018 (and who bombed)

    The stock market has been predictably unpredictable in 2018. While those words pretty much apply to every year, of course, this one — with a steady diet of explosive moves both north and south — has been particularly difficult to handicap.

  • These are the U.S. stock market’s biggest losers this week
    MarketWatch2 hours ago

    These are the U.S. stock market’s biggest losers this week

    DEEP DIVE Brutal price action continued for U.S. stock investors Friday, with all three major indices ending with big declines. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) led the largest companies lower, with the shares dropping 10%, after Reuters reported that the company knew for decades that its baby powder was contaminated with asbestos.

  • Here’s why the Fed won’t save the stock market, despite its worst December start since 1980
    MarketWatch3 hours ago

    Here’s why the Fed won’t save the stock market, despite its worst December start since 1980

    A brutal week leaves stocks with the worst start to a December in 38 years. Here’s why the Federal Reserve might not ride to its rescue.

  • Financial Times3 hours ago

    [$$] US financial stocks slide into a bear market

    Mounting investor concerns about the outlook for economic growth and borrowing costs have pushed US financial stocks into a bear market. The S&P 500 financial sector index finished 1 per cent lower on Friday to leave it down 20.1 per cent from its late January peak — crossing the 20 per cent threshold that typically defines the start of a bear market. The US central bank is expected to raise interest rates for a fourth time this year on December 19.

  • Reuters6 hours ago

    Wall St. looks to Fed outlook Wednesday for early Christmas gift

    Investors are eager for a touch of Christmas cheer from the U.S. Federal Reserve next week, hoping for signs the central bank may ease up on interest rate hikes next year and spark a Santa Claus rally. U.S. stocks are having their worst December performance in 16 years with the S&P 500 (.SPX) notching a 5 percent drop so far this month. The Fed's ongoing reversal of easy-money policy is a major overhang, and it is expected to raise rates more at the end of its two-day meeting on Wednesday.

  • Former Fed Chairs Speak: Greenspan Sees Economy Slowing, Yellen Worried About High Corporate Debt
    FX Empire8 hours ago

    Former Fed Chairs Speak: Greenspan Sees Economy Slowing, Yellen Worried About High Corporate Debt

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said that the U.S. economy is poised to slow down very soon. Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen expressed concerns over the high levels of corporate debt, saying that the issue is similar to what triggered the financial crisis.

  • Weak Data from China, Euro Zone Proves to Be Too Much for U.S. Investors to Handle
    FX Empire10 hours ago

    Weak Data from China, Euro Zone Proves to Be Too Much for U.S. Investors to Handle

    The selling began in Asia early Friday after China reported industrial production and retail sales growth numbers for November which failed to meet expectations. The data served as the latest signs of a weakening economy in China. Furthermore, it exposed the risks that China is facing as it continues to battle the United States in their ongoing trade war. Economic conditions also worsened in the Euro Zone. The IHS Markit Flash Euro Zone PMI Index fell to 51.7 in December, its lowest level in four years.

  • Barrons.com11 hours ago

    2019 Outlook: U.S. Stocks Could Rally About 10%

    After a gloomy 2018, Wall Street strategists are upbeat about the market’s prospects next year, given a growing economy, low interest rates, and a possible truce on trade.

  • Barrons.com14 hours ago

    All Three Stock Indexes Hit Correction Territory

    The Dow joins the S&P 500 and Nasdaq as investors bail out of equities. Can the markets dodge a bear market?

  • Barrons.com15 hours ago

    Small-Business Optimism On Verge of Record

    As a result, CFRA’s investment policy committee adjusted its sector recommendations to embrace a more defensive posture by upgrading consumer staples and real estate, while downgrading communication services and financials. Dec. 12: The total consumer price index, or CPI, was unchanged in November, while the core CPI was up by 0.2%, in each case matching what we and the consensus expected. On a Y/Y basis, both the total CPI and the core CPI are up 2.2% as of November.

  • The Wall Street Journal15 hours ago

    [$$] Companies Ramp Up Stock Buybacks as Market Swoon Continues

    Shares in a handful of U.S. companies have rallied following recent announcements of increased share repurchases, a welcome development for investors bruised by market volatility. Facebook Inc., Mastercard Inc., Lowe’s Cos., AbbVie Inc., United Rentals Inc. and Pioneer Natural Resources Co. are among the companies that have unveiled bigger or resumed share buybacks this month as the S&P 500 heads toward its worst quarter since 2011. Buybacks make corporate profits appear stronger by lowering the number of shares outstanding, buoying per-share earnings even without overall profit growth.

  • Investing.com16 hours ago

    Stocks - Dow Plunges to Second Weekly Loss as Dour December Continues

    Investing.com – The Dow closed lower for the second-straight week on Friday, as fears over slowing global growth triggered a steep selloff across stocks on Wall Street.

  • Stocks are sliding amid fears of global economic slowdown
    Yahoo Finance Videoyesterday

    Stocks are sliding amid fears of global economic slowdown

    As trade talks with China and the possible tightening of Brexit continue to sway the markets, one analyst says investors “have to be long term in focus.” Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous speaks to President and Chief Investment Officer Tom Stringfellow of Frost Investment Advisors.