Tag: S&P 500

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Dow Jumps 100 Points, S&P 500 Hits New Record After Strong Retail Earnings

August 19, 2020

Via: Forbes

Stocks opened higher following strong retail earnings on Wednesday morning, a day after the S&P 500 closed at a new record high and fully recovered its losses from the sell-off caused by the coronavirus pandemic. KEY FACTS The Dow Jones […]

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Thanks To Amazon, Consumer Discretionary Sector ETF Outperforms S&P 500

February 5, 2018

Via: Forbes Markets

The S&P 500 closed Friday up only 3.3% year-to-date, down from 7.5% on “melt-up” Friday, Jan. 26. The S&P 500 is divided into 11 sectors and each sector can be traded using its own exchange-traded fund. Only four of 11 […]