^GSPC - S&P 500

SNP - SNP Real-time price. Currency in USD
2,832.94
+10.46 (+0.37%)
At close: 5:28PM EDT
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Previous close2,822.48
Open2,810.79
Volume2,031,400,901
Day's range2,821.99 - 2,835.41
52-week range2,346.58 - 2,940.91
Avg. volume3,906,882,166
  • S&P 500, Nasdaq close at highest levels in 5 months
    Yahoo Finance8 hours ago

    S&P 500, Nasdaq close at highest levels in 5 months

    U.S. stocks opened higher to kick off the week.

  • There is one missing factor in 2019’s epic stock market rebound
    Yahoo Finance11 hours ago

    There is one missing factor in 2019’s epic stock market rebound

    Corporate buybacks have been driving the stock market's 2019 rally.

  • Asian Stocks Fall Ahead of Fed; Dollar Steadies: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg49 minutes ago

    Asian Stocks Fall Ahead of Fed; Dollar Steadies: Markets Wrap

    Expectations are that the Fed will point the way to just one rate hike in 2019 when it meets Wednesday. In Asia, central banks in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand hold policy meetings amid expectations they too will stand pat, though may signal some willingness to cut in coming months as low inflation sweeps across the region. Here are some key events coming up this week:Company earnings include FedEx, China Telecom, Tencent, Porsche, BMW, Hermes, Tiffany, Micron, Nike and PetroChina.The Fed is expected to hold interest rates steady, announce plans for the end of asset roll-off from its balance sheet, and lower projections for the number of interest-rate hikes this year.

  • Barrons.com7 hours ago

    Dow Adds 65 Points as Markets Look Ahead to the Fed Meeting

    All three major indexes closed in positive territory, despite reports that a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may not happen until June. Investors are feeling relatively upbeat as they await news from global central banks this week, including the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 65.23 points, or 0.3%, to 25,914.1, while the S&P 500 ticked up 10.46 points, or 0.4%, to 2,832.94 and the Nasdaq Composite added 25.95 points, or 0.3%, to 7,714.48.

  • Stock Market Today: FIS and Worldpay Merge to Create Payments Giant
    Motley Fool7 hours ago

    Stock Market Today: FIS and Worldpay Merge to Create Payments Giant

    Meanwhile, Boeing's troubles grow.

  • U.S. Equities' Momentum Carries Into Fed Week: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg8 hours ago

    U.S. Equities' Momentum Carries Into Fed Week: Markets Wrap

    U.S. equity benchmarks rose at the start of a week filled with potentially significant catalysts -- from central bank meetings, geopolitical developments and economic data. Financials and consumer stocks also advanced, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fought to stay positive even as Boeing declined on reports that the U.S. Transportation Department was examining the 737 Max’s design certification. Equities have been trending upward, and volatility declining, on expectations the Fed will point the way to just one rate hike in 2019 when it meets this week.

  • Barrons.com8 hours ago

    Why the S&P 500 Rally Can Continue, According to Credit Suisse

    Equity strategist Anthony Golub sees the index heading to 3025, based on expanding valuation multiples. Many fund managers haven’t re-risked their portfolios, he writes.

  • Bloomberg11 hours ago

    Index Funds Sure Don’t Seem Like Libor

    Berkeley law professor also implied that the indexes on which the funds are based could be subject to manipulation and other abuses. Technically speaking, index funds don't track a nebulous groups of stocks, but rather very specific indexes. For starters, index-based mutual funds and exchange-traded funds get assembled using a particular methodology that determines the specific holdings in that index.

  • Investing.com11 hours ago

    Stocks - S&P 500 Ends Higher, Powered by Surge in Energy Stocks

    Investing.com – The S&P; 500 closed higher Monday as gains in energy and consumer discretionary stocks helped offset falls in shares of Boeing and Facebook.

  • Barrons.com12 hours ago

    The Stock Market Has Surged Since Christmas. Is It Time for a 1937-Style Collapse?

    The market has been on fire since it bottomed on Dec. 24, but comparisons to one of the worst declines of the Great Depression appear to be wishful thinking.

  • Barrons.com12 hours ago

    Stocks Are Moving in Different Directions Because Boeing Is Still a Drag

    Investors were still feeling relatively upbeat as they await news from central banks this week, including the Federal Reserve on Wednesday.

  • S&P 500 Price Forecast – Wall Street starts out with positive tone for the week
    FX Empire12 hours ago

    S&P 500 Price Forecast – Wall Street starts out with positive tone for the week

    Wall Street looked positive to kick off the trading session on Monday, reaching towards fresh, new high as we have rallied quite nicely over the last couple of weeks.

  • Stock Market News: Cboe Pulls Back on Bitcoin; Lyft Hits the Gas
    Motley Fool12 hours ago

    Stock Market News: Cboe Pulls Back on Bitcoin; Lyft Hits the Gas

    Markets started the week mixed.

  • S&P 500 ETFs See Biggest Inflows Since Index Hit Record High
    Bloomberg12 hours ago

    S&P 500 ETFs See Biggest Inflows Since Index Hit Record High

    “The flows show confidence in an accommodative Fed is starting to outweigh concerns over the lateness of the cycle for many investors, although some are still choosing to play this a bit more safely with quality and low-volatility ETFs,’’ said Eric Balchunas, senior ETF analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence. This appetite for a broad basket of U.S. equities would stand in stark contrast to many of 2019’s early trends. Quadruple witching -- the expiration of futures and options on indexes and individual stocks that typically spurs a lot of trading activity -- may have contributed to these flows.

  • Investing.com13 hours ago

    UnitedHealth Shares Finding Their Mojo Again

    Investing.com - UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) has been a big reason why the Dow has held its own lately.

  • Worst-Ever Drought for Bank ETF Breaks Ahead of Fed Meeting
    Bloomberg14 hours ago

    Worst-Ever Drought for Bank ETF Breaks Ahead of Fed Meeting

    The $2.3 billion SPDR S&P Bank ETF, ticker KBE, hadn’t seen a single day of inflows since January, but that changed Friday when investors deposited $38 million into the fund. State Street’s broader sector fund, the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund, ticker XLF, also caught a bid with its second largest weekly inflow this year. The sudden investor interest comes ahead of this week’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting, in which the Federal Reserve’s so-called dot plot, plans for its balance sheet and economic projections will be in the spotlight.

  • Credit Suisse Raises Its S&P 500 Target for the Year
    Bloomberg14 hours ago

    Credit Suisse Raises Its S&P 500 Target for the Year

    The chief U.S. equity strategist at Credit Suisse boosted his year-end forecast for the S&P 500 by 100 points to 3,025, a level that represents a 7 percent increase from Friday’s close. Growth in corporate profits is slowing more than expected, but improving sentiment means investors will be willing to pay a higher multiple for stocks, Golub says.

  • Barrons.com15 hours ago

    Boeing Stock Still Weighs on the Dow, and 5 More Monday Morning Movers

    FEATURE Mixed Monday. Stocks look undecided to start the week, with Dow Jones Industrial Average futures down 0.2%, S&P 500 futures up 0.1%, and the Nasdaq Composite roughly flat ahead of the open. ...

  • E-mini S&P 500 Index (ES) Futures Technical Analysis – March 18, 2019 Forecast
    FX Empire15 hours ago

    E-mini S&P 500 Index (ES) Futures Technical Analysis – March 18, 2019 Forecast

    Based on the early price action and the current price at 2830.00, the direction of the June E-mini S&P 500 Index the rest of the session will likely be determined by trader reaction to the October 17 main top at 2836.50.

  • These ‘Eight Lows’ Explain Why U.S. Markets Are Heading Ever Higher
    Bloomberg15 hours ago

    These ‘Eight Lows’ Explain Why U.S. Markets Are Heading Ever Higher

    It’s a “Flo Rida market structure’’ in the eyes of Jefferies Chief Market Strategist David Zervos, who channels the hit to describe the primary features of the current financial and macroeconomic backdrop. “Grinding all these lows even lower over the next few months seems like the most probable path,’’ Zervos wrote. The labor market has been getting ever tighter, wage growth is picking up, and a sustained, broad acceleration in general price pressures has not yet manifested.

  • S&P 500 Hits Important Resistance Levels
    FX Empire15 hours ago

    S&P 500 Hits Important Resistance Levels

    Equity markets are rising after the recovery of demand for risky assets. S&P 500 closed last week at the highs since October, finally convincing everyone of overcoming an important resistance at 2800 points. Shanghai blue-chip index China A50 rose 2.7% on Monday, closing at the highs area since April last year.

  • Barrons.com17 hours ago

    The Dow Is Set to Drop Because Boeing Is Still a Problem

    S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures are little changed despite reports a Trump-Xi meeting could be pushed off to June.

  • When Three Hedge Funds Unite to Push for CEO Control: Taking Stock
    Bloomberg17 hours ago

    When Three Hedge Funds Unite to Push for CEO Control: Taking Stock

    The biggest-ever deal in the payments industry broke at the crack of dawn when Fidelity National Information Services agreed to buy Worldpay for about $34 billion in cash and stock, sending Worldpay’s shares up 10% pre-market. Exxon Mobil may be volatile Monday after America’s third-largest refinery caught fire in Texas. Hedge funds Knighthead Capital Management LLC, Redwood Capital Management and Abrams Capital Management said in a filing late Friday that they united to press PG&E for a leadership change.

  • Bloomberg18 hours ago

    A Recession Is Coming, And Maybe a Bear Market, Too

    Tighter monetary policy by the Federal Reserve that the central bank now worries it may have overdone. At that time, the Fed ended its interest-rate hiking cycle and cut the federal funds rate with no ensuing recession. Policy makers want higher rates in order to have significant room to cut in the next recession, and the current 2.25 percent to 2.50 percent range doesn’t give them much leeway.