Yesterday, dozens of stocks on the NYSE opened at prices well above or below their prior day closing prices. The issue prompted widespread trading halts, creating widespread confusion.
The S&P 500 index dropped for the first time in 2023 last week, posting a decline of 0.7%, as lackluster Q4 earnings results contributed to investors' fears of a recession.
The S&P 500 index rose 2.7% last week after investors grew hopeful following the release of December's Consumer Price Index Report. The index is now up 4.2% for the year to date.
The S&P 500 index rose 1.45% last week as investors and the market reacted positively to the December jobs data.
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In the final week of 2022, the S&P index edged down 0.1%, putting the index down 5.9% in December and closing out the largest yearly loss since 2008.
Mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are common ways for Americans to invest in a pooled investment fund. Here are their similarities, and their differences.