Just a day after the S&P 500 closed above 2000 for the first time, Abigail Doolittle, founder of Peak Theories Research, told CNBC that the Federal Reserve's reluctance to raise interest rates lows could lay the grounds for a crash.
The S&P 500 is arguably the most important stock market index on the planet. It represents the free-float value of 500 major corporations primarily domiciled in the US and gives investors an idea of the overall movement in the US equity market.
If you only have one stock investment in your portfolio, you'd do well to make it an index fund based on the S&P 500, the index of 500 of America's biggest companies that together make up about 80 percent of the overall market's value. A single ...
The S&P 500 returned to its record-setting ways Thursday, notching its 28th record close of the year, building on a powerful bull run that began more than five years ago and prompting investors to wonder: Can the good times last?
U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, lifting the Dow to an all-time high and the S&P 500 to its first finish above 2,000, after better-than-expected reports -- including a jump in orders for durable goods -- cast favorable light on the U.S.