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S&P 500 (SPX)

S&P 500 (^SPX) - short for Standard and Poor's 500, is a United States stock market index based on the market capitalizations of the top 500 companies that have common stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange or NASDAQ. With its headquarters in New York City and dating back to 1860, Standard and Poor's has offices in 23 countries and maintains the SP 500 index. Over $1.25 trillion USD is indexed to Standard and Poor's portfolio of indices, which includes the S&P 500. The S&P500 index seeks to reflect the status of the whole stock market by tracking the return and volatility of the 500 most commonly held large cap company stocks on the NYSE, capturing approximately 80% of total market capitalization. The 500 companies comprising the SP500 span all major industries and are selected based on their market capitalization, liquidity, ability to be traded, as well as other factors. Additionally, the importance of the SP500 is highlighted by its use as an economic indicator of the health of the United States economy.

S&P 500 (SPX) CHART

S&P 500 News and Analysis

Crude Oil Under Pressure Anew, SPX 500 Aims to Extend Recovery
Crude oil prices are back under pressure after a brief respite while the SPX 500 is aiming to extend recovery following a narrow break of chart resistance.
Gold and Crude Oil Still Range-Bound as SPX 500 Recovers
Gold and crude oil prices continue to digest losses while the SPX 500 has extended its recovery, with prices reclaiming a hold on the 2100 figure.
Crude Oil, Gold Treading Water as SPX 500 Tries to Launch Recovery
Crude oil and gold prices are consolidating losses while the SPX 500 is attempting to launch a recovery after snapping a three-day losing streak.
FOMC Decision Holds Reins on Dollar and SPX, Pound Mixed after GDP
Market activity this past session carried the distinct sense of the deep breath before a big exhale.
AUD/USD Hit by S&P Warning Shot- Retail FX Remains Long
AUD/USD remains at risk of facing additional headwinds over the near to medium-term amid the uncertainty surrounding the monetary & fiscal outlook.
Dollar Edges Higher, SPX Fails to Mark New Record, Commodities Plunge
The fundamental scales are tipping.
Which Benchmark Continues to Rally - the S&P 500 or Dollar?
The S&P 500 closed the week just 8 points from a record high, and the USDollar is starting to rise again towards a 12-year high.
Price & Time: S&P 500 Down to Go Up?
S&P 500 breaks through key confluence...
Crude Oil and SPX 500 Attempting to Rebuild Upside Momentum
Crude oil and SPX 500 are attempting to rebuild upside momentum after finding interim support. Gold prices continue treading water.
Gold, Crude Oil Digesting Losses as SPX 500 Accelerates Downward
Gold and crude oil prices are consolidating after sharp moves lower while the SPX 500 has accelerated downward anew following a brief correction.