^GSPC - S&P 500

SNP - SNP Real Time Price. Currency in USD
2,712.97
-7.16 (-0.26%)
At close: 4:50PM EDT
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Previous Close2,720.13
Open2,717.35
Volume1,956,929,148
Day's Range2,709.18 - 2,719.50
52 Week Range2,386.92 - 2,872.87
Avg. Volume3,491,092,741
  • MarketWatch1 hour ago

    The strong dollar is a stock-market drag and poses a threat to earnings growth

    The U.S. dollar has been on a nearly unstoppable uptrend since the start of the second quarter, rising in tandem with government bond yields, while equities got the short end of the stick. Now, investors wonder whether a buoyant buck will derail earnings growth. Since the beginning of April, the ICE U.S. Dollar Index (IFUS:DX-Y.NYB), a popular gauge of the U.S. currency that measures it against six rivals, is up 3.9%.

  • These 5 Top Stocks Are Getting A Handle On Buy Points
    Investor's Business Daily2 hours ago

    These 5 Top Stocks Are Getting A Handle On Buy Points

    Facebook, Twitter and Akamai forged proper handles with new buy points last week as the stock market dipped. Google-parent Alphabet, Alibaba are working on handles.

  • MarketWatch4 hours ago

    Chip-maker stocks notch losing week after Applied Materials outlook slams sector

    Applied Materials (AMAT) shares fell 8.3% to close at $49.51, after hitting an intraday low of $48.53, as analysts were split on target price moves after the company’s sales outlook was lighter than Wall Street expected. For the week, shares of Applied Materials are down 9.7%, the SOX index swung to a weekly loss of 0.4%, and the S&P 500 (^GSPC) finished down 0.5%. Late Thursday, Applied Materials estimated adjusted earnings of $1.13 a share to $1.21 a share for its fiscal third quarter on revenue of $4.33 billion to $4.53 billion, while analysts surveyed by FactSet had expected earnings of $1.16 a share on revenue of $4.53 billion.

  • CNBC6 hours ago

    Airlines get higher fuel bills just as busy summer flying season approaches

    Jet-fuel prices have climbed 15 percent this year, and have surged around 60 percent over the past year, according to S&P Global Platts, presenting airlines with a growing fuel bill just before the summer travel rush, the busiest time of year. Airlines don't want to risk losing customers to a competitor with better fares or a more robust schedule. "I envision this like a high school dance," Jamie Baker, senior airline analyst at J.P. Morgan Chase.

  • Insider Q&A: Should investors worry about 'peak earnings?'
    Associated Press6 hours ago

    Insider Q&A: Should investors worry about 'peak earnings?'

    Investors got a rude awakening in April when executives at Caterpillar said the construction and mining equipment company didn't expect to top its first-quarter profit for the rest of the year. All that has some investors worried that profit growth will slow down and pinch stocks. Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist for CFRA, said that based on the state of the economy and recent history, company profits should keep rising throughout 2018 and 2019 at least.

  • 3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week
    Motley Fool6 hours ago

    3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week

    Best Buy is one of several major retailers set to post earnings results over the next few days.

  • This Elon Musk Quote Is Something Every Investor Needs to Hear
    Motley Fool8 hours ago

    This Elon Musk Quote Is Something Every Investor Needs to Hear

    The last earnings call was full of water cooler conversation, but this quote holds an important lesson.

  • TheStreet.com11 hours ago

    The Best Investment Advice? Stay Diversified

    The current turmoil in the U.S. political system is a timely example. index lost 0.4%, while the MSCI EAFE index (this index tracks large- and mid-capitalization companies of developed markets, excluding the U.S. and Canada) gained 0.7%, and the MSCI Emerging Markets (EM) index gained nearly 1%. Diversification of return streams is one of the best reasons to consider investing in foreign stocks.

  • Financial Times16 hours ago

    [$$] The winners and losers from $80 a barrel crude oil

    The government coffers of oil producing countries are swelling, but drivers in consumer nations are paying more for their fuel. As Brent hits $80 a barrel, who are the winners and losers of rising crude prices? Among the winners are the major oil producing countries and energy companies.

  • CNBCyesterday

    Why growth may be the Fed’s Achilles' heel on its path to higher rates

    The Federal Reserve is all but set to raise interest rates in June. Beyond that, the central bank's options are limited by one critical factor, according to one market watcher.

  • CNBCyesterday

    Why growth may be the Fed’s Achilles' heel on its path to higher rates

    The Federal Reserve is all but guaranteed to raise interest rates in June, according to many investors and Wall Street economists. Beyond that, the central bank's options are limited by one critical factor, according to one market watcher. "While you have inflation and jobs numbers that are very Fed pleasing, you've got to watch out for that growth number which is expected to be somewhere" in the range of 3 percent, said Todd Colvin, senior vice president at Ambrosino Brothers, on CNBC's " Futures Now " this week.

  • TheStreet.comyesterday

    9 Stocks Goldman Sachs Thinks Will Blow Wall Street's Performance Away in 2019

    Investors will soon turn their attention to Corporate America's outlook for 2019. Here are several stocks that are worth a look.

  • Forbesyesterday

    The Week Ahead: Are You Still Worried About A Bear Market?

    Since the stock market's collapse into the February lows, investors have been bombarded by conflicting views and a number of reasons to stay out of the stock market. This week, there were wrinkles in the negotiations, as North Korea reacted poorly to the Libya analogy floated by National Security Adviser John Bolton.

  • Wall Street's 'Sell in May' could be fading away
    Reutersyesterday

    Wall Street's 'Sell in May' could be fading away

    "Sell in May and go away," arguably the most well-worn axiom on Wall Street, has proven to be shrewd advice during previous midterm election years. Though the exact origins of the phrase are ...

  • 3 Rock Solid Cheap Stocks With P/Es Under 14
    Motley Foolyesterday

    3 Rock Solid Cheap Stocks With P/Es Under 14

    In a bull market getting long in tooth, good value stocks are getting harder to find, but these three companies fit the bill. Find out why I own all three.

  • Forbesyesterday

    2 Perfect 9.5%+ Dividends to Buy in May

    The flaw in human nature I’m talking about is called recency bias. When we look at stocks over the last decade, we see that the market’s compound annualized growth rate is actually modest—in fact, it’s pretty much in line with the historic norm. The reason for this is clear: after the excesses of the dot-com bubble and its early 2000s correction, and after the excesses of the housing boom and its 2008–09 correction, stocks have actually had a humble growth rate over a long timeframe.

  • The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds
    Motley Foolyesterday

    The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds

    Everything you need to know to start investing in index funds.

  • TheStreet.comyesterday

    Strong U.S. Dollar? Who Cares, the S&P 500 Will Probably Do Just Fine

    With the U.S. dollar hovering around a 2018 high, the mood on Wall Street is that dollar strength will mean less bumper sales and profits for multinational companies later this year. Here are some takeaways from S&P's research.

  • S&P 500 goes back and forth during the week
    FX Empire2 days ago

    S&P 500 goes back and forth during the week

    The S&P 500 went back and forth during the week, testing the 2700 level as support. We have formed a somewhat neutral candle, with a slightly negative bias. However, we have recently broken out to the upside and formed a massive green candle, as well as breaking above the major downtrend level.

  • S&P 500 grinds sideways during quiet Friday session
    FX Empire2 days ago

    S&P 500 grinds sideways during quiet Friday session

    The S&P 500 when sideways over the course of the session on Friday, losing just a slight bit. We continue to see a lot of support just below though, so I think that the buyers will probably come back in if we get some type of catalyst.

  • The Wall Street Journal2 days ago

    U.S. Stocks Edge Lower for Week on Trade Worries

    U.S. stocks stalled Friday, posting weekly losses as bubbling uncertainty around global trade policies and interest rates limited investors’ appetite for risk. Stocks struggled for traction as investors grappled with geopolitical tensions spurred by new government proposals in Italy, doubts about a coming meeting between the U.S. and North Korea and continuing trade talks with China. “There are a few fires at the moment that investors need to take on board,” said Olivier Marciot, a multiasset portfolio manager at Unigestion.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    Wall St. posts weekly loss as banks, chipmakers weigh

    By Stephen Culp NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 ended lower on Friday after a choppy trading session as bank and chipmaker stocks weighed on the index and investors grappled with U.S.-China trade talks. ...

  • What Happened in the Stock Market Today
    Motley Fool2 days ago

    What Happened in the Stock Market Today

    On a day stocks were largely unchanged, Campbell Soup announced a dreadful quarter and a CEO departure, and PayPal is making a big acquisition.

  • CNBC Markets Now: May 18, 2018
    CNBC Videos2 days ago

    CNBC Markets Now: May 18, 2018

    CNBC Markets Now provides a look at the day's market moves with commentary and analysis from Michael Santoli, CNBC Senior Markets Commentator.

  • Market Recap for Friday, May 18th
    Yahoo Finance Video2 days ago

    Market Recap for Friday, May 18th

    Stocks stall to end the week....