(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks fell, paring the best month for the Standard & Poor's 500 Index since 2011, as technology shares slumped and data showed the economy expanded at a slower pace in the fourth quarter than previously reported.
The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs on Friday while the Nasdaq notched an eighth straight day of gains after Greek and euro zone finance ministers reached a deal to extend heavily indebted Greece's financial rescue by four months.
The S&P 500 climbed 5.5 per cent in February, despite moderate declines on Friday, for its best monthly performance since 2011 as investors piled into cyclical sectors geared to an improving US economy.
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Below is the price history of the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ Composite(Over-the-Counter) from December 1977 till today. The calls for a market crash have been frequent lately as the NASDAQ(BLUE LINE) ($QQQ) approaches the highest levels ever reached ...
Market capitalization is an important data point for investors to keep an eye on, for various reasons. The most basic reason is that it gives a true comparison of the value attributed by the stock market to a given company's stock.
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