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Biggest weekly gain in nearly two years for S&P 500
U.S. stocks rose for a third session on Friday, with the S&P 500 tallying its second best week in nearly two years. "The Fed is going to sit on their collective hands for at least the first half of the year, if not longer.
S&P 500 Erases Monthly Loss on Biggest Rally Since 2011
U.S. stocks rose, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 Index near its all-time high and erasing losses for December, after the Federal Reserve spurred the biggest three-day jump since 2011.
S&P 500 Index Soars To Within A Mere 5 Points Of All-Time Record  International Business Times
S&P 500 erases monthly loss on biggest 3-day rally since 2011  Chicago Tribune
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The Shocking Sector That Nearly Quadrupled the S&P 500's Return in 2014
Overall, it's probably been a pretty good year for most long-term investors, with the broad-based S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC ) gaining roughly 8%, which includes its recent swoon caused by rapidly sinking crude oil prices.
S&P 500 Caps Best 2-Day Gain Since 2011 Amid Global Rally
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDU) surged the most since 2011 and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index capped its best two-day gain in three years as global equities rallied on the Federal Reserve's pledge to be patient on boosting rates.
A Look At Vanguard's S&P 500 ETF
If you're looking for a safe way to bet on a continued stock market rally while limiting downside risk, then you might want to take a look at Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO). There are two key reasons why Vanguard S&P 500 ETF is appealing. One, it's made up ...
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S&P 500 erases early losses to end flat; energy, tech up
O) shares climbed 1.5 percent to $114.12, giving the Nasdaq and S&P 500 their biggest boost. Small-cap stocks also bounced, with the Russell 2000 index .
U.S. Stocks Surge on Retail Sales After Energy Selloff  Bloomberg
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Energy Has Been A Shrinking Part Of The S&P 500 For 6 Years
For instance, energy EPS contribution for the S&P 500 has collapsed to roughly half its 2008 peak. Yet as Exhibit 5 (left) shows, S&P 500 EPS have had no issues rising to record levels despite the drag from energy stocks. In addition, energy is no ...
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Here are the best S&P 500 stocks and sectors of 2014
The S&P 500 Utilities sector is the strongest one this year, with a 25.4% gain, reflecting the desire of acquirers, including Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway BRK.
RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Oil, stocks go their separate ways  Reuters UK
need2know: Shares set to extend rally  Sydney Morning Herald
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Record S&P 500 Momentum Forecast to Last Through Year
The S&P 500 has climbed for six straight years in the month of December, posting an average return of 2.2 percent. While price-earnings ratios exceed levels prior to the crash of 2008, the stock market is likely to keep rising thanks to falling oil ...
Wall Street falls in broad decline; Apple stumbles  Reuters
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S&P 500 Jumps Most Since October 2013 on Fed, Energy
In one day, the S&P 500 made up about 40 percent of the ground it lost in the seven days since touching a record 2,075.37 on Dec. 5. The index jumped back above 2,000 and its 50-day moving average of 2,002.89, levels that when breached on Dec. 15 led ...