^GSPC - S&P 500

SNP - SNP Real Time Price. Currency in USD
2,651.07
+14.29 (+0.54%)
At close: 5:35PM EST
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Previous Close2,636.78
Open2,658.23
Volume2,473,051,769
Day's Range2,650.26 - 2,685.44
52 Week Range2,532.69 - 2,940.91
Avg. Volume3,851,695,396
  • Stocks higher on trade optimism
    Yahoo Finance Video14 hours ago

    Stocks higher on trade optimism

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  • Stocks wait for ECB signals, pound strong after Brexit drama
    Reuters19 minutes ago

    Stocks wait for ECB signals, pound strong after Brexit drama

    Santa delivered his traditional end of year rally on Thursday as world stocks made a third day of gains and the pound and the euro both stayed strong after the latest bout of Brexit drama. UK Prime Minister Theresa May's survival in a late night no-confidence vote has not changed the markets' views on Brexit but along with signs of a tentative truce in the U.S.-China trade war and progress in Italy it was enough to keep them jolly. The Nikkei and other Asian stocks had pushed roughly 1 percent higher and Europe also made a steady start [.EU] ahead of several central bank meetings including a landmark one for the ECB which was set to end its quantitative easing program.

  • World stocks wait for ECB signals, pound strong after Brexit drama
    Reuters20 minutes ago

    World stocks wait for ECB signals, pound strong after Brexit drama

    Santa delivered his traditional end of year rally on Thursday as world stocks made a third day of gains and the pound and the euro both stayed strong after the latest bout of Brexit drama. UK Prime Minister Theresa May's survival in a late night no-confidence vote has not changed the markets' views on Brexit but along with signs of a tentative truce in the U.S.-China trade war and progress in Italy it was enough to keep them jolly. The Nikkei and other Asian stocks had pushed roughly 1 percent higher and Europe also made a steady start ahead of several central bank meetings including a landmark one for the ECB which was set to end its quantitative easing programme.

  • Barrons.com27 minutes ago

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  • Barrons.com28 minutes ago

    How to Protect Yourself Against a Volatile Stock Market

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  • Global Stocks Mixed Amid Hints of Trade Progress: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg1 hour ago

    Global Stocks Mixed Amid Hints of Trade Progress: Markets Wrap

    Declines in technology and energy shares offset gains in banks as the Stoxx Europe 600 Index erased an early advance to turn lower. Hong Kong and Chinese stocks outperformed as equities across Asia continued their rebound. Futures on the S&P 500 rose after news broke that Chinese importers have bought U.S. soybeans, though they pared gains.

  • CNBC2 hours ago

    Dow futures slightly higher amid growing hopes for a breakthrough in US-China trade war

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  • ECB will say goodbye to quantitative easing, but when will it hike rates?
    MarketWatch3 hours ago

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