NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, with the S & P 500 on track to test resistance at its record high a day after the U.S. Federal Reserve renewed its commitment to keeping interest rates low.
posting gains of more than 200% in the last five years. This year, Mylan shares have gained more than 11%, outperforming the S & P 500 . The gains have been driven by Mylan's robust portfolio, which has just stronger. Sovaldi License Gilead Sciences Inc
to deliver decent total return prospects overall. So, the S & P 500 currently has a dividend yield right around 2%, which is typical ..... think we talked a few weeks ago about my expectations for the S & P 500 , which I said over the very long run is capable of delivering
by a wide margin. The oil field services giant's shares have tucked on 34% year-to-date, compared to 7.5% for the S & P 500 . Halliburton is benefiting from various positive trends including fast growth in its deep-water business, increased fracking
of under-achievement for liquid alternative products in general has been the relatively high correlation to the S & P 500 Index which has been observed among much of the alternative investment industry offerings. Investors should not pay higher
marginally hawkish FOMC statement and updated projections, but - 10 minutes ahead of Janet Yellen's press conference - the S & P 500 ( SPY +0.2% ) has retuned to the green. Gold ( GLD -0.3% ) adds to its declines, now off 0.3% at $1,232 per
broader ETFs. During the past five years, this fund's volatility of return has been 18.9% compared with 14.7% for the S & P 500 . This above-average volatility is partly attributable to the industrial sector's cyclicality. The ETF also has the lowest
which beat analysts' estimates by $0.01. In the past year, the company's stock is up 72.61% and is beating the S & P 500 (NYSEARCA: SPY ), which has gained 18.42% in the same time frame. I initiated my position in Under Armour on September
includes cutting costs by $1B, separating its performance chemicals business and buying back $5B worth of shares; cites shareholder returns of 220% vs. 144% for the S & P 500 since year-end 2008. DD +3.3% premarket. 1 comment!
tracks the industrials sector of the S & P 500 Index and holds 64 companies. XLI ..... fund draws its holdings from the S & P 500 Index , ensuring that its portfolio is ..... compared with 14.7% for the S & P 500 . XLI's historic volatility has