^GSPC - S&P 500

SNP - SNP Real Time Price. Currency in USD
2,905.03
+4.58 (+0.16%)
At close: 4:50PM EDT
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Previous Close2,900.45
Open2,904.81
Volume2,079,240,009
Day's Range2,891.90 - 2,908.40
52 Week Range2,346.58 - 2,940.91
Avg. Volume3,628,615,483
  • 2 Top Stocks You Can Buy on Sale
    Motley Fool2 hours ago

    2 Top Stocks You Can Buy on Sale

    The S&P 500 has rarely been more expensive than it is today. That doesn't mean bargain-hunting investors are out of luck.

  • A ‘tired’ stock market is a reason for caution, says chart watcher
    MarketWatch2 hours ago

    A ‘tired’ stock market is a reason for caution, says chart watcher

    Do stock-market bulls need a timeout? One chart watcher argues that the rally that’s seen the S&P 500 roar back from the verge of a bear market to the cusp of its all-time highs has left the stock market looking tired.

  • Stocks are calm and volume has dried up — is this the ‘calm before the storm’?
    MarketWatch2 hours ago

    Stocks are calm and volume has dried up — is this the ‘calm before the storm’?

    For the entire month of April, the S&P 500 Index (SPX) did not rise or fall more than 1% on any given day. Also intriguing, since March 26, the S&P 500 gapped higher at the open 15 of 17 days. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) also has been drifting lower.

  • The stock market’s progress to a fresh record hinges on a key gauge of economic growth
    MarketWatch2 hours ago

    The stock market’s progress to a fresh record hinges on a key gauge of economic growth

    Wall Street is set to get its first read of 2019 economic growth as investors adopt a rosier economic outlook, following talk of a recession only a few weeks ago.

  • How bad can it get for the S&P 500?
    MarketWatch3 hours ago

    How bad can it get for the S&P 500?

    There’s a lot of concern that the U.S. economy experienced an “inverted yield curve” on Friday. That’s when the interest rate on short-term Treasurys, such as 3-month bills (BX:TMUBMUSD03M) or 2-year notes (BX:TMUBMUSD02Y) is higher than on longer-term debt, such as 10-year notes (BX:TMUBMUSD10Y) or 30-year bonds (BX:TMUBMUSD30Y) It’s rare for short-term instruments to pay more than long-term ones.

  • This is the best method for investing in stocks
    MarketWatch3 hours ago

    This is the best method for investing in stocks

    One of the hardest things for investors to learn is just how unpredictable the stock market can be. It’s easy to see what’s happening now, compare that with what has happened recently, decide you see a trend and conclude that the trend will continue.

  • Here’s what smart rich people really do with their nest egg
    MarketWatch4 hours ago

    Here’s what smart rich people really do with their nest egg

    Most people think they’re above average in intelligence, relationship status and professional achievement. Social scientists call this “illusory superiority.” My business partner Scott Puritz, has found the one area where even above-average people, objectively smart, rich, successful professionals, seem to wave the white flag and admit to not understanding — money and investing. “One of the most shocking things is the low-level financial literacy throughout our culture,” Puritz told the Washington Post.

  • Maxwell House partnered with Amazon’s ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ to celebrate Passover
    MarketWatch4 hours ago

    Maxwell House partnered with Amazon’s ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ to celebrate Passover

    Maxwell House, which has handed out Haggadahs at Passover for decades, teamed up with the Amazon show ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ this year.

  • Barrons.com8 hours ago

    Put Hershey and Mondelez Stocks in Your Easter Basket

    It’s Easter, which means it is time for children to hunt for jelly beans and chocolate bunnies. Candy has always been a good business, but how good is it?

  • You can capture a dividend above 5% and still enjoy stock-market growth
    MarketWatch8 hours ago

    You can capture a dividend above 5% and still enjoy stock-market growth

    Jeff Jonas of Gabelli talks about a closed-end fund that invests in the health-care and consumer staples sectors.

  • Barrons.com9 hours ago

    The Stock Market Is Risky. Here’s What You Can Do About It.

    The stock market is risky—even when it is going in the right direction. Investors were reminded of that during the fourth quarter of 2018, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 nearly suffered full-blown bear markets. Portfolio managers measure the “value at risk” of their portfolios, using recent volatility to calculate the loses they might sustain in a pullback.

  • Barrons.com20 hours ago

    Bank Earnings Could Be Good News for the S&P 500

    The biggest U.S. banks reported first-quarter earnings this past week, and their tone was uniformly optimistic. While there’s been no shortage of commentators and prognosticators forecasting a looming economic recession, big banks’ leaders told investors they see no signs of one on the near horizon. Executives from (BAC) (BAC) and (USB) (USB) both called the U.S. economy “solid” on their earnings calls.

  • Barrons.com20 hours ago

    Good News in Stocks, Retail, and Trade

    Not surprisingly, the index is starting to look a little stretched in recent sessions, and with it has come a quite violent dispersion in sector performance. The former has also been destabilized by talk of Medicare for All in the “pre-primary promise” season, which has led to a surprisingly swift decline given the overall environment, taking the sector’s relative performance down to a six-year low against the SPX index. April 18: The economy is doing just fine, according to recent earnings reports out of some of the nation’s largest banks.

  • Barrons.com22 hours ago

    As Stocks Near Their Highs, Resist the Call of These Safe Havens

    Investors have embraced a range of defensive strategies, from low-volatility funds to defensive growth stocks to old-fashioned cash. Buyer beware.

  • GuruFocus.comyesterday

    Wally Weitz's 1st Quarter Partners III Opportunity Fund Commentary

    The Partners III Opportunity Fund's Institutional Class returned +19.48% in the first calendar quarter compared to +13.65% for the S&P 500 and +14.04% for the Russell 3000. For the fiscal year ended March 31, the Partners III Opportunity Fund's Institutional Class returned +11.25% compared to +9.50% for the S&P 500 and +8.77% for the Russell 3000. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Sign with INS.

  • Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq near records but stock-market volumes are the lowest in months — Here’s why
    MarketWatchyesterday

    Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq near records but stock-market volumes are the lowest in months — Here’s why

    A recent resurgence for stocks after a more than six-month corrective hiatus has many market participants questioning its durability, with trading volumes holding near the lowest levels of 2019.

  • S&P 500 Weekly Price Forecast – Stock markets facing major resistance
    FX Empireyesterday

    S&P 500 Weekly Price Forecast – Stock markets facing major resistance

    The S&P 500 did very little during the trading week, as Friday was a holiday. The volume is very low, and of course we are in the middle of earnings season. Beyond that we are at the top of the market, and of course there is a lot of resistance above.

  • S&P 500 Price Forecast – Stock markets grinding at highs
    FX Empireyesterday

    S&P 500 Price Forecast – Stock markets grinding at highs

    The S&P 500 fell slightly during the Thursday session and then turned around to recover the losses. Obviously with Friday being Good Friday, the underlying index wasn’t trading.

  • ‘For a while there, we forgot that our main job was to make money’, said Bill Ackman — Now his hedge fund’s up 40% in 2019
    MarketWatchyesterday

    ‘For a while there, we forgot that our main job was to make money’, said Bill Ackman — Now his hedge fund’s up 40% in 2019

    Forget Tiger Woods. On Wall Street, Bill Ackman is attempting a comeback for the ages — perhaps by reverting to investing basics.

  • Barrons.comyesterday

    Stocks Are Shining, So Sell Gold ETFs, This Analyst Says

    A strong dollar has weighed on gold prices. An ETF strategist lays out the case to swap the precious metal for China A-Shares and energy stocks.

  • Cyclical stocks are back in vogue as recession fears fade
    MarketWatchyesterday

    Cyclical stocks are back in vogue as recession fears fade

    Investors have all but abandoned sectors considered defensive in favor of cyclical stocks that perform better during periods of healthy growth.

  • Stock market at ‘risk of a melt-up, not a meltdown’, warns BlackRock’s Larry Fink
    MarketWatchyesterday

    Stock market at ‘risk of a melt-up, not a meltdown’, warns BlackRock’s Larry Fink

    BlackRock Inc. Chief Exeuctive Larry Fink says that with stocks knocking on the door of record highs, a surge to the upside appears more likely than a market collapse

  • Which markets are closed on Good Friday
    MarketWatchyesterday

    Which markets are closed on Good Friday

    MARKET EXTRA Major U.S. exchanges will be closed on Good Friday, while the most-watched European markets will be closed on both Good Friday and Easter Monday. Good Friday is a Christian holiday that commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, while Easter Monday is the Monday following Easter Sunday, which celebrates Christ’s resurrection.

  • Barrons.comyesterday

    4 Things Stock Market Bears Get Wrong About the Bull Market

    Bears worry about valuations, profit margins, the length of the economic expansion, and the lack of flows. They may be overstating the problem.

  • Barrons.comyesterday

    The Stock Market Did Nearly Nothing This Week. Why That’s a Good Thing.

    For investors, though, it’s a dream come true. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 147.24 points, or 0.6%, to close at 26,559.54, while the S&P 500 dipped 0.1% to 2905.03, and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.2% to 7998.06. Fears of a looming recession induced panic-selling in December and left investors wondering what had happened.