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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.
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.
Dow, S&P 500 post biggest gains of 2012
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- U.S. stocks rallied Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 logging their best gains of the year, as investors grew hopeful that more stimulus for the global economy is around the corner.
Debt crisis: as it happened June 6, 2012
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.
Covered Call ETFs: Do The Returns Justify The Fees?
CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index ETN (NYSEARCA:BWV) - The BuyWrite ETN tracks the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index, which measures the hypothetical returns from a covered call strategy on the S&P 500 index. This ETN, issued by iPath, comes with fees ...
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, ...
S&P 500 And Long-Term Interest Rates
The chart below compares the S&P 500 to the yield on the 10-year US Treasury going back to March 2009. As you can see, the S&P 500 has seen a big gain during this period, while the yield on the 10-year has dropped. At first glance, it would appear as ...
Short Term S&P 500 Index Technical Analysis (SPY, SDS, SH, INDEXSP:.INX, QQQ)
Today the S&P 500 engulfed yesterday's small reversal hammer candlestick and sets up a short term bullish tone. In addition there is a bullish divergence between RSI and price and between MACD histogram and price on the S&P 500. Also in addition there ...
High Yielding S&P 500 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend
The recent market move lower has pushed up dividend yields on stocks, especially compared to the yield on the 10-Year Treasury, which has been falling sharply.
S&P Likes Schwab Large-Cap ETF (SCHX)
SCHX, which debuted in November 2009 and now has $827.4 million in assets, is frequently compared against the SDPR S&P 500 (NYSE: SPY), the Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSE: VOO) and the iShares S&P 500 Index Fund (NYSE: IVV), but the Schwab ...