Standard & Poor's 500 index charts daily stock market activity according to earnings, trading volume and historical market differentials, reports Market Watch. The S&P 500 accurately gauges large-cap U.S. equities, state... More »

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The Standard and Poor's 500 index was first published on March 4, 1957, according to SPIndices.com. The S&P 500 traded at $44.06 when it debuted in 1957 and closed at $1,969.41 on Sept. 8, 2015, according to Yahoo Financ... More »

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The Standard & Poor's 500 index was created on March 4, 1957, and is considered to be one of the leading benchmarks for the U.S. stock market. As of 2015, a significant number of investors use the S&P 500 index to measur... More »

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The S&P 500 is a market index that uses the market-value weighted average of 500 stocks chosen by a committee, while the Nasdaq is a market index that averages the performance of all of the stocks currently traded on the... More »

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Historical data on the price performance of the S&P 500 stock market index over the past 10 years is available from S&P Dow Jones Indices and other financial sites, such as Morningstar. S&P Dow Jones Indices also has lin... More »

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You can find historical price information for the S&P (Standard & Poor) 500 Index online using websites such as MarketWatch, which has a Historical Index tab option on its page about the S&P 500 index. Using this tab, re... More »

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As of August 2015, you can find information about the stock market by date on websites that contain stock charts with market data, such as StockCharts.com. Stock price charts that use candlesticks show the open, high, lo... More »

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