Athleisure brand Lululemon Athletica will join the S&P 500, replacing video game company Activision Blizzard.
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Tesla's next quarterly earnings could make it eligible to join the S&P 500

Jul 20, 2020
What does joining the stock index mean for a company?
Joining the S&P 500 could help boost Tesla stock prices and help the company raise cash.
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Why the Dow breaking 26,000 points is making some analysts nervous

Jan 16, 2018
While the markets closed today with a slight loss, they opened at a high point. This morning, the Dow broke 26,000 points for the first time in its 120 year history — and that’s after a year with practically no dips to speak of. But that lack of volatility has some market watchers a little […]

Big three stock indexes all had record day

Aug 12, 2016
Remember where you were last time it happened? Hint: possibly cowering over Y2K bug.
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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.

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?

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.

For public good, not for profit.

Art investors see big gains

Jan 9, 2012
The high-end art market smoked traditional investing in 2011.

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.

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.