^GSPC - S&P 500

SNP - SNP Real Time Price. Currency in USD
2,850.13
+9.44 (+0.33%)
At close: 4:49PM EDT
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Previous Close2,840.69
Open2,838.32
Volume1,897,228,859
Day's Range2,833.73 - 2,855.63
52 Week Range2,417.35 - 2,872.87
Avg. Volume3,346,554,531
  • Stock-market investors weather Turkey storm, but should watch the dollar
    MarketWatch6 hours ago

    Stock-market investors weather Turkey storm, but should watch the dollar

    As if global trade spats weren’t exciting enough, August has defied its sleepy reputation to bring investors a taste of an old-fashioned currency crisis in Turkey.

  • TheStreet.com6 hours ago

    Should Retirees Invest in the Tech Sector?

    Volatile tech may not be best for every retiree. For some retirees though, working around the volatility may prove to be worthwhile. "While it's unlikely that we would recommend anyone, retired or otherwise, to place all their bets on tech or any sector, there are certainly circumstances where technology for a retiree could still make perfect sense, particularly as part of a well-diversified portfolio," said Jane Leung, managing director and CIO of Scenic Advisement.

  • Chinese internet stock sell-off may shake faith in FANGs
    Reuters11 hours ago

    Chinese internet stock sell-off may shake faith in FANGs

    A steep downturn in heavyweight Chinese internet stocks and recent weakness in half of the so-called FANG group have some investors worried that a key component of Wall Street's near-decade long rally may be low on fuel. Outstanding gains in Facebook (FB.O), Amazon (AMZN.O), Netflix (NFLX.O) and Alphabet (GOOGL.O) have underpinned much of the U.S. stock market's rally in recent years, along with the broader tech sector, but the group is widely viewed as overbought and valuations remain expensive. Backed up by strong earnings growth and investor confidence in Silicon Valley's innovation track record, the S&P 500 technology index (.SPLRCT) is up 16 percent in 2018, making tech Wall Street's top performer.

  • With Earnings Season Ending, Focus Will Shift to Geopolitical Events, Policy Changes
    FX Empire12 hours ago

    With Earnings Season Ending, Focus Will Shift to Geopolitical Events, Policy Changes

    One positive that can be taken from last week’s events is that sometimes it is necessary for an event to come along and drive stocks back into value areas. Too often, bull markets sputter along near all-time highs because of limited buying. However, profit-taking and position-paring is often necessary to bring prices into areas that are attractive to new buyers. It’s this new capital that then drives stocks to new highs.

  • S&P 500 Weekly Price Forecast – stock markets continue to show resiliency
    FX Empire13 hours ago

    S&P 500 Weekly Price Forecast – stock markets continue to show resiliency

    US stock markets have been an absolute mess over the last several sessions but look as if they are going to finish the week showing signs of strength again. The previous week was a shooting star, and this week looks to be a hammer. What does this mean? More questions than answers, but it certainly looks as if only the foolish come in and short this market right now.

  • S&P 500 Price Forecast – stock markets resilient on Friday
    FX Empire14 hours ago

    S&P 500 Price Forecast – stock markets resilient on Friday

    The US stock markets fell a bit during the day on Friday initially, but continue to find support around previous levels that had offered resistance. Because of this, and the fact that the weekly candle stick is starting to look very much like a hammer, I remain positive.

  • Barrons.com14 hours ago

    How to Find Income: Top Advisors Share Their Best Ideas

    Investors are desperate for income. With yields still low and interest rates on the rise, advisors say it’s critical to start thinking differently about how to balance immediate income needs with long-term portfolio preservation. “This is a hard time to generate investment income in the usual ways,” says Randy Carver, president of Carver Financial Services in Mentor, Ohio.

  • ETF vs Index Mutual Fund: Which One's Better?
    Motley Fool16 hours ago

    ETF vs Index Mutual Fund: Which One's Better?

    ETFs and index mutual funds are very simliar, but a few small differences can mean a lot to investors.

  • Stocks - Dow Delivers Weekly Win as US-China Trade Optimism Lifts Markets
    Investing.com18 hours ago

    Stocks - Dow Delivers Weekly Win as US-China Trade Optimism Lifts Markets

    Investing.com - The Dow closed sharply higher on Friday as traders cheered reports that plans were afoot for a meeting between President Trump and Chinese counterpart Xi that could pave the way for an end to the trade war.

  • Index fund investors will lose in a bear market if they fail this test
    MarketWatch19 hours ago

    Index fund investors will lose in a bear market if they fail this test

    Maybe we shouldn’t be judging investment advisers according to whether or not they can beat the market. How to tell the difference between a market crash and a correction Words like market 'selloff', 'crash', 'meltdown', and 'correction' have been bandied about by traders and analysts in ways that can make investors cringe.

  • GuruFocus.com19 hours ago

    Consumer Staples Make a Comeback

    For some investors, tech stock euphoria is starting to wane

  • GuruFocus.com20 hours ago

    US Market Indexes Close Higher Friday With Improved Outlook on China Trade

    Dow Jones closes at 25,669.32

  • Barrons.com20 hours ago

    After the Bell: Dow Gains 110 Points Because Summer Means Not Having to Worry

    Investors are feeling more willing to wade back into emerging markets, even if we probably haven't seen the last of volatility. •...and applaud Nordstrom's (JWN) earnings win. The Nasdaq Composite gained 9.81 points, or 0.1%, to 7816.33.  That doesn't mean that there weren't ongoing geopolitical worries, just that investors chose to ignore them.

  • Market recap for Friday, August 17th
    Yahoo Finance Video21 hours ago

    Market recap for Friday, August 17th

    Stocks getting a pop on reports Trump and China's Xi are looking to talk trade this fall