In early trading on Monday, shares of WestRock (WRK) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 2.8%. Year to date, WestRock has lost about 18.3% of its value. Two other components making moves today are ...
Bank profit estimates are falling at the fastest pace in four years, bringing the overall forecast for S&P 500 earnings in the fourth quarter to a decline of 5.6 percent, compared with a gain of 1.4 percent as recently as August.
That's what a new exchange-traded fund attempts to do. The SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel Free ETF (SPYX) is a greener version of the world's first and largest ETF, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY). SPYX, which will be launched Dec. 1, is part of a growing ...
At 2,089 the S&P 500 sits just 2 per cent below May's record closing high, having recovered pretty swiftly from the late summer correction and the mid-November dip as investors seem relaxed about the prospect of a US interest rate rise in December.
The S&P 500 rose 0.04 percent in the 3 1/2 days to 2,090.11, its eighth gain in nine weeks. The gauge closed 1.9 percent below its May peak and, with one day left in November, is up 0.5 percent for the month after rallying 8.3 percent in October.
In December of 1991, the S&P 500 surged an incredible 11.2% - the best monthly advance over the past 25 years. The worst December for the S&P 500 during this time frame was a 6% decline in 2002. Clearly, there's an edge to owning stocks in December.
S&P 500 index futures are trading lower by five points at 2085 in Monday's session. The rally from the pre-market session has faded and the index is attempting to find support ahead of its pre-market low (2082.25), only reaching 2083.75.