But Brown Brothers Harriman rejects the notion that the S&P 500 is looking “top heavy” these days. Instead the firm slices the index into groups of 50 stocks by overall size and concludes the biggest stocks aren't throwing the overall index out of whack.
Two popular casino stocks have had hot hands in 2012, and given their positive earnings and business outlooks, the pair is likely to outperform the S&P 500 once the current correction is over. After a rough five-day slide, stocks stabilized on ...
The S&P 500 increased 0.7 percent to 1,399.98 at 4 p.m. New York time. It has advanced 2.4 percent in three days. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 113.90 points, or 0.9 percent, to 13,204.62 today.
April 6 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks slid this week, giving the Standard & Poor's 500 Index its biggest decline of the year, after the Federal Reserve signaled it will refrain from further monetary stimulus and concern about Europe intensified.