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Stocks Rebound as S&P 500 Climbs for 3rd Day on Earnings
Profit for S&P 500 companies probably rose 5.9 percent in the third quarter -- a forecast that's been revised upward from an increase of 4.8 percent as of Oct. 10 -- and sales increased 4 percent, according to analysts' projections compiled by Bloomberg.
Stocks rise as S&P 500 up for 3rd straight day  USA TODAY
US STOCKS-S&P edges higher but IBM results drag Dow  Reuters
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Stocks Rise With S&P 500 Heading for Best Week Since 2013
The S&P 500 added 0.5 percent to 1,961.15 at 2:38 p.m. in New York. The equity gauge is up 3.9 percent this week, the most since January 2013.
Despite recent strength, S&P 500 is still in a downtrend
Ironically, the most negative indicator at the moment is the price chart of the S&P 500 index SPX, +0.71% itself. That's because it is still in a downtrend (see chart below).
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Keep an eye on the S&P 500's 200-day moving averge and here's why
If you can think of anything that has fundamentally changed the discounted value of all the future cash flows of the S&P 500 by 10% in the last three weeks I'm all ears. Otherwise you're just going to have to accept that there's some value in using ...
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Wall St. rallies; S&P 500 posts best day since August
DJI rose 208.64 points, or 1.24 percent, to 17,009.69, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 21.73 points, or 1.12 percent, to 1,967.9 and the Nasdaq Composite .
S&P 500 Trims Quarterly Gain as Small-Cap Shares Slide  Bloomberg
S&P 500 Posts Largest One-Day Jump Since March  Fox Business
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TOM LEE: In 5 Years, I Think The Dow And S&P 500 Will Double
"I think the S&P and the Dow in five years will actually double," Fundstrat's Tom Lee said. Lee told Bloomberg's Tom Keene on Friday that he expects earnings on the S&P 500 to peak near $190 per share from around $120 today. He expects earnings growth ...
TOM LEE: In Five Years, I Think The Dow And S&P 500 Will Double  Business Insider Australia
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S&P 500 Companies Spend 95% of Profits on Buybacks, Payouts
Companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index really love their shareholders. Maybe too much. They're poised to spend $914 billion on share buybacks and dividends this year, or about 95 percent of earnings, data compiled by Bloomberg and S&P Dow ...
95% Of S&P 500 Profits Are Being Shoveled To Shareholders  Business Insider
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Top Investors See More Pain as 10% Losses Spread; S&P 500 'Painting a False ...
Concern the rate of global growth is slowing and the Federal Reserve is preparing to raise interest rates has pushed the S&P 500 down 5.2 percent from its September record. The 1,700-stock Value Line Arithmetic index, which strips out weightings ...
Surging VIX Shakes Bulls as S&P 500 Charts Go Haywire  Businessweek
S&P 500, Nasdaq suffer worst weekly loss since May 2012  MarketWatch
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S&P 500's Pull-Back Makes Valuations Reasonable
The S&P 500 hit its all-time closing high of 2,011.36 on September 18 and its intra-day high of 2,019.26 on September 19 (Alibaba's IPO day, see below).
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S&P 500 regains 1900 but nerves remain
But the S&P 500 recovered from an early dip to close 0.9 per cent higher at 1,903 , leaving the US equity benchmark 5.7 per cent below a record intraday high struck a month ago.