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Why Your Investment Returns Could Be Lower Than You Think
For example, according to this web site, the average annual return of the S&P 500 (including dividends) was about 9.6% from 1992-2011.
Biggest Stocks Beat S&P 500 Most in 13 Years as P/Es Fall
Bigger companies in the S&P 500 last beat the full index by a greater margin in 1999, just as the technology bubble was peaking.
A Simple Strategy Using The S&P 500 Index ETF That Is Beating Other Approaches ...
Nilus Mattive: Back when my daughter was born in June of 2007, I used the occasion to talk about the simple investment strategy known as dollar-cost averaging.
Stocks for the Long Run: General Electric vs. the S&P 500
Investing isn't easy. Even Warren Buffett councils that most investors should invest in a low-cost index like the S&P 500. That way, "you'll be buying into a wonderful industry, which in effect is all of American industry," he says. But there are, of ...
Private Equity Beats Out S&P 500 – Most of the Time
When push comes to shove during this presidential race, private equity shows it can hold its own. The asset class outperformed the S&P 500 on a one-, five- and 10-year basis by 7.1, 5.7 and 7.6 percentage points, respectively, according to research ...
CREDIT SUISSE: Here Are 6 Reasons Why The S&P 500 Rallies To 1440 By Year-End
We are positive on equities as: 1) economic lead indicators, although beginning to soften, are consistent with reasonable GDP growth forecasts; 2) dovish central banks and synchronized QE are the end game; 3) rising global excess liquidity is ...
Stocks for the Long Run: IBM vs. the S&P 500
Investing isn't easy. Even Warren Buffett counsels that most investors should invest in a low-cost index like the S&P 500. That way, "you'll be buying into a wonderful industry, which in effect is all of American industry," he says. But there are, of ...
10 Best-Performing S&P 500 Stocks in the Second Quarter
The sovereign debt crisis in Europe and the muddled outlook for the economies of the U.S. and China have squelched investor optimism, pushing down the S&P 500 Index ($INX) by 5% in the second quarter. That's an abrupt reversal from the first quarter, ...
What is the S&P Midcap 400 Index?
Again, it is significant that the S&P Midcap 400 Index beats the S&P 500 Index (large-cap stocks) and the Russell 2000 (small-cap stocks) significantly over a 15-year period, representing an incredibly diverse cross-section of economic and market ...
S&P Indices Announces Changes to US Indices  PR Newswire (press release)
40 Dividend Champions Vs. The S&P 500: 30-Year Backtest
You could also say that the S&P 500 has a "survivor bias" as well due to the market cap weighting of the index.