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BRIEF-HCA Holdings to replace Safeway in S&P 500
Jan 23 (Reuters) - * S&P Dow jones indices says HCA Holdings Inc to replace Safeway Inc. in S&P 500 * S&P says change to be made after close of trading on January 26 * S&P says change being made as group led by Cerberus Capital Management LP.
S&P 500 to become 505 with acceptance of new share classes
Jan 22 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 index will become 505 after Comcast Corp, Twenty-first Century Fox Inc and News Corp add new share classes.
S&P 500 Rises as Crude Oil Prices Regain Level Above $48  TheStreet.com
The Disruptive Forces That Will Shape The S&P 500 In 2015
And S&P Capital IQ is forecasting that it will continue to be one of the most disruptive forces in 2015. The firm's Global Markets Intelligence equity research analysts published the most important themes to watch in each of the 10 S&P 500 sectors in 2015.
BRIEF-Endo International to replace Covidien in S&P 500
Jan 21 (Reuters) - * S&P Dow jones indices says Endo International PLC to replace. Covidien Plc in S&P 500 * S&P says change to be made after close of trading on January 26 * S&P says Covidien is being acquired by Medtronic Inc in a transaction.
Stocks cheer ECB; S&P 500, Nasdaq positive for year
U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday, extending gains into a fourth session, after the European Central Bank unfurled expanded stimulus and companies including Southwest Airlines posted upbeat quarterly earnings.
S&P 500 Erases Monthly Gain on Final Day of 2014 Trading
The S&P 500 closed at a record on Dec. 29 for the 53rd time this year as $1.1 trillion was added to American share values.
S&P 500 index ends 2014 with a gain of 11 percent  U.S. News & World Report
S&P 500 Sets New Intraday Record  Barron's (blog)
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The Information Technology sector is the largest industry component of the S&P 500 comprising almost 20% of the entire index.
Bears Missing in S&P 500 Forecasts as Stocks Get ETF Cash
Wall Street strategists have underestimated the bull market since 2011 as the the S&P 500 posted gains of at least 10 percent for three straight years, the longest stretch since the late 1990s.
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S&P 500 Extends Losses on UPS, FedEx as Week Nears Close
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks were mixed on Friday following a massive rally a day earlier in response to the European Central Bank's quantitative easing plans.
U.S. Stocks Retreat as Earnings Offset ECB Stimulus  Bloomberg
S&P 500 erases loss for year on earnings, ECB stimulus program  Chicago Tribune
Opinion: These unloved stocks may beat the S&P 500 again in 2015
Last year, the 10 stocks in the S&P 500 rated the least popular among analysts - in other words, those with the fewest �buy� and the most �sell� recommendations - at the start of the year, turned in an average return of 19%, compared with only 14 ...