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A Closer Look at Three S&P 500 ETFs
The SPDR's SPY tries to reflect the performance of the S&P 500, an index of market capitalization weighted large- and mid-cap U.S.
SPXL: The Best Way To Short The Market
For those investors looking for the biggest bang for their buck when shorting the S&P 500 and for those investors with some serious conviction in their beliefs, the single best way to be short is by buying deep in-the-money put options on the Direxion ...
7 Investments With Low Correlation To The S&P 500
This article will look at several investment options to identify a select number that have low correlations to the S&P 500. Correlation coefficients measure the level of which one security tracks another security. Correlation coefficients range from -1 ...
US STOCKS-S&P 500 ends near 4-month low on budget, Middle East
NEW YORK, Nov 14 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 slid to its lowest level since late July on Wednesday, driven by uncertainty over U.S.
Final Trading Hour: That Means the Stock Selloff Is Getting Worse  Wall Street Journal (blog)
Indicated Dividend Yield Ranking for the S&P 500 by Industry
Nov. 6 (Bloomberg) -- The table below ranks indicated dividend yields of companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index by industry as of October 31.
Least Correlated Country ETFs To S&P 500
The S&P 500 Index is often times used a gauge for the entire U.S. market, and as such, the correlation matrix below highlights the relationship between this popular domestic benchmark with the rest of the world over the past 6 month, 1 year, and 2 year ...
A Short-Term S&P 500 Trading Approach That's Generating Significant Gains
In the article mentioned above, we noted that the expected return for the S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY ) is higher after the market closes poorly (For example, if the market closes in the bottom 50% of the day's trading range).
Guide to The 10 Most Popular Leveraged ETFs
The former seeks investment results that correspond to twice the daily returns of the index whereas the latter seeks to provide 3x the returns of the S&P 500. Despite having different investment objectives, both of these ETFs charge the same expense ...
Vanguard Mulls Low-Volatility ETFs as Category Thrives  ETF Trends
S&P 500 in Cheapest Bull Market Since Reagan Trade 26% From Peak
Concern about the so-called fiscal cliff -- $607 billion of spending cuts and tax increases that automatically go into effect Jan. 1 -- overshadowed better-than-estimated profit reports from Cisco Systems Inc. and Home Depot Inc. last week, sending the ...
Forecasting the S&P 500 From GDP Data: What It's Telling Us Now
Ongoing projected GAAP earnings for the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) is still on track for $90 per share for the year (63% of companies beat estimates while just under 23% have missed).