S&P 500 index


Amazon makes a lot of money. But it still loses more.

Jul 25, 2014
Amazon's stock fell 11 percent this morning following another sad earnings report.
Posted In: Amazon, earnings report, stock, shares, S&P 500 index

Facebook is being added to the S&P 500. So what?

Dec 16, 2013
Facebook will be added to the S&P 500. So what exactly does that mean?
Posted In: Facebook, Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 index, NASDAQ

Standard & Poor's 500 drops Sears

Aug 30, 2012
The prestigious corporate club says the big retailer's stock, which has been listed on the S&P since the 1950s, is no longer representative of the index.
Posted In: S&P 500 index, Standard & Poor's, Sears

Art investors see big gains

Jan 9, 2012
The high-end art market smoked traditional investing in 2011.
Posted In: art, Investing, S&P 500 index

2011 ends with a whimper

Dec 30, 2011
A graph of the stock market in 2011 looks like a contour map of Death Valley glued to the Himalayas. Despite huge swings, the S&P 500 index ended the year remarkably close to where it began.
Posted In: Dollar exchange rate, austerity, S&P 500 index

A bedside vigil for the S&P 500?

Dec 28, 2011
For a quiet week on the markets, there was still enough going on the global headlines to bring things down.
Posted In: Wall Street, markets, S&P 500 index

Warren Buffett's annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders is a must-read

Feb 28, 2011
Warren Buffett has a knack for beating the market. So his annual letter to shareholders, which he released this weekend, is required reading for...
Posted In: Berkshire Hathaway, investors, S&P 500 index, Warren Buffett