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S&P 500 Jumps Most Since October 2013 on Fed, Energy
U.S. stocks surged the most since 2013, erasing about half their December losses, as energy shares rebounded and the Federal Reserve said it will be patient on the timing of interest-rate increases.
MarketsS&P 500 joins global post-Fed rally  Financial Times
US Stocks Lead Global Equities Rally on Fed Rate Policy  Businessweek
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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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S&P 500, Dow score biggest one-day gain this year
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The S&P 500 and Dow industrials scored their best one-day gains of 2014 on Wednesday after the dovish Federal Reserve statement.
Wall St. rallies after Fed, energy gains; S&P 500 posts best day since 2013
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 288 points, or 1.69 percent, to 17,356.87, while the S&P 500 gained 40.15 points, or 2.04 percent - its biggest daily percentage rise since October 2013 - to 2,012.89.
Asian Stocks Rise After S&P 500 Surges; Dollar Advances
Standard & Poor's 500 Index futures slipped 0.1 percent after the gauge jumped 2 percent in the U.S., erasing about half of its December drop.
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S&P 500 Retreats as Oil's Drop Overshadows Dealmaking
The S&P 500 erased an early advance of 0.8 percent today as crude reversed gains. The benchmark stocks index then fell as much as 1 percent by midday before paring losses.
S&P 500 slips below 2000 as stock slide continues  USA TODAY
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3 Active Funds That Complement the S&P 500
An S&P 500 Index fund is one of the classic portfolio building blocks. In a single low-cost package, you gain exposure to a broad swath of the U.S.
Tech's old guard paid off for investors this year  Minneapolis Star Tribune
Stocks fall, led by decline in tech and consumer shares  NorthJersey.com
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WellCare Health Plans Larger Than S&P 500 Component Nabors Industries
In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component WellCare Health Plans Inc (Symbol: WCG) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&P 500, for example Nabors Industries Ltd.
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Wall Street Strategists Have Been Underestimating The Stock Market For Years
But take a look at the history of the Street in forecasting S&P 500 actual returns. For 5 of the last 6 years, the Street has underestimated the market close, with the exception being 2011 (when the budget showdown and S&P downgrade hurt equities).
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U.S. Stock-Index Futures Signal S&P 500 to Rally for Second Day
U.S. stock-index futures rose, signaling the Standard & Poor's 500 Index will climb a second day following its biggest jump in a year after the Federal Reserve said it will be patient on the timing of interest-rate increases.