Posts Tagged ‘INDEX:^GSPC’

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)

Is the American Consumer in Worse Shape Now Than 4 Years Ago?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) and broader-based S&P 500 (S&P Indices:.INX) are up a staggering 137% and 151% from their March......(read more)
The Gap Inc.

The Best Holding Period Is a Really Long, Long Time

Recently, my Fool colleague John Maxfield highlighted data from M&T Bank showing that the top-performing S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) components over......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Twitter Hope to Captivate Users With Redesign

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
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Forget the Fed, Look at Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)!

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S)

Sprint Nextel Corporation (S), International Paper Company (IP), Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD): Today’s Worst Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

Safeway Inc. (SWY), DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (DVA), Repros Therapeutics Inc (RPRX): Today’s Three Best Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
Intel (INTC)'s Coming Battle for Mobile Market Share

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Intel Corporation (INTC), UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH): Stocks Climb and Gold Slips Ahead of Fed Announcement

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (INDEXDJX:^DJI)

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI), S&P 500 (.INX): Markets Don’t Fear the Fed Today

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), News Corp (NWSA), PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP): 3 Quotes From an Investing Legend

If you had invested $10,000 in the S&P 500  five years ago, you’d have roughly $14,091 as of the end of the second quarter. If you’d......(read more)
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:ATI)

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI), The Boeing Company (BA), PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM): Monday’s Three Best Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA:GLD)

SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD): The One Asset That Is Vulnerable to Fed “Tapering”

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Linkedin Corporation

LinkedIn Corp (LNKD), Pandora Media Inc (P): The Ducks Are Quacking

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Largest Financial Services Companies

Citigroup Inc. (C), NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NDAQ): Why the Dow Is on Fire Today

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (INDEXDJX:^DJI)

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI), S&P 500 (.INX): Why Stocks Are Up Today

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Facebook Inc (FB): When Will S&P Pull The Trigger On It?

The stocks in the S&P 500 represent most of the largest and most influential companies in the U.S. economy. But as Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has finally......(read more)
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The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), United Technologies Corporation (UTX): The Top Dow Stocks Last Week

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), Bank of America Corp (BAC), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC): Why the Richest Americans Could Be Set Up for Disaster

Let’s face it: We’d all like to own a private jet, get driven around by chauffeurs in rare automobiles, eat at the priciest restaurants, and......(read more)
Ben Bernanke

Bank of America Corp (BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC): Will the Fed Send Stocks Soaring Next Week?

Make no mistake about it: Next week is all about the Federal Reserve. On Wednesday afternoon, the central bank is slated to release its most recent statement......(read more)
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC): What to Watch this Week

While every week offers a unique set of economic reports and company events that affect the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX), some weeks are bigger than others......(read more)
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Apple Inc. (AAPL): How to Pick a Stock

Financial news can be pretty intimidating for the uninitiated. With jargon like “short squeeze,” “EBITDA,” and “support......(read more)
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Facebook Inc (FB): Small Caps Are Still Crushing the S&P 500

Investors in the S&P 500 can’t really complain about the solid double-digit percentage gains they’ve enjoyed so far this year. But compared......(read more)
GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME)

GameStop Corp. (GME), Safeway Inc. (SWY), Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (REGN): Friday’s Three Best Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), QEP Resources Inc (QEP): Friday’s Worst Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)

Bank of America Corp (BAC), Citigroup Inc. (C): After Lehman, This Problem Has Only Gotten Worse

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG), Sprint Corporation (S), Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM): Today’s Three Best Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
Facebook Inc (FB)

Facebook Inc (FB): The Countdown to the Hottest Tech IPO Starts Now

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD), American International Group Inc (AIG): Gold’s Gloom and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)’s Multibillion-Dollar New Market

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), Newmont Mining Corp (NEM), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): Thursday’s Three Worst Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)

AT&T Inc. (T), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): Telecoms Keep the Dow Afloat

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL)

Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV): Welcome To The S&P 500 (.INX), Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

With the sale of S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) component BMC Software to Bain Capital LLC, a new spot is opening up in the index — and Delta Air Lines......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM), Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI): Wednesday’s Three Worst Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Newfield Exploration Co. (NFX), WPX Energy Inc (WPX): Wednesday’s Best Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Ignore the Market on Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
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The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Intel Corporation (INTC), Google Inc (GOOG): Stocks Rise After Obama Tones Down Syria Talk

Stocks are moving toward another day of gains today after President Obama indicated a willingness to reach a negotiated solution on the Syria conflict......(read more)
Apple Inc (AAPL)

Why Apple Inc. (AAPL) Won’t Go Down

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Intel Corporation (INTC): The Break-Up of “Wintel”

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Mylan Inc. (MYL): Today’s Three Best Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL)

Carl Icahn Loses Dell Inc. (DELL), Finds a Global Soapbox

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), Alcoa Inc (AA): Cyclicals Lead the Dow More Than 100 Points Higher

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM)

Molex Incorporated (MOLX), PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM), D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI): Today’s Three Best Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
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Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS), Morgan Stanley (MS): Five Years Post-Lehman, Where Do the I-Banks Stand?

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM), Intel Corporation (INTC), United Technologies Corporation (UTX): This Week’s Top Stocks

Depending on the hour you looked at headlines this week, there could have been a dozen drivers of the market. Syria is on traders’ minds, unemployment......(read more)
The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A): Five Stocks Warren Buffett Loves

Source: Wikimedia Commons. How do you pick a great stock? As a financial writer, and one that focuses on stocks in particular, that’s a question......(read more)
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), GameStop Corp. (GME): S&P Stocks That Have Defied Short-Sellers

Most investors buy stocks in the hope that they’ll go up. But those who sell stocks short actually root for their share prices go down. Borrowing......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

China Mobile Ltd. (ADR) (CHL): Why Apple Inc. (AAPL) Will Be This Week’s Top Stock

Nearly one year ago today, shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) were flying high. Trading above $700 per share, the price made the Cupertino, Calif., company......(read more)
Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN)

Windstream Corporation (WIN), Frontier Communications Corp (FTR), CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL): The S&P’s Top Dividend Stocks Have This in Common

Hundreds of the stocks in the S&P 500 pay a dividend, making the index a treasure trove for dividend investors searching for smart investing ideas......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A), The Coca-Cola Company (KO): Five Reasons Most Investors Fail

I’ve been actively investing money into the market now for the past 15 years. Over that time I’ve morphed through a number of investing styles......(read more)
Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST)

Fastenal Company (FAST), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), First Solar, Inc. (FSLR): Thursday’s Three Best Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
Newmont Mining Corp (NYSE:NEM)

Newmont Mining Corp (NEM), Sprint Corporation (S), Deere & Company (DE): Thursday’s 3 Worst Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)
The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD)

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Bank of America Corp (BAC): Interest Rates and Stocks Rise Ahead of Jobs Report

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(read more)
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