The companies that are called to join the heavy-hitters in the benchmark index will be in line for a nice boost in their stock price.
While August and September are expected to be rough, one strategist says the benchmark index has room to run and could rise by 12% in 12 months.
After a run to new record highs, stocks look set to weaken despite a strengthening global economy. Blame the yen.
Does the market have more upside, or does it need a breather? And where is it heading? These figures provide some insight.
A surge in global manufacturing activity sends the S&P 500 above 1,700 for the first time.
Seasonality's ugly side tends to come out this month. Be prepared.
A messy earnings season has given investors some discomfiting things to mull.
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Shares of the athletic-apparel maker were down dramatically Thursday despite a solid earnings announcement.
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