A house divided against itself cannot stand – Lincoln
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Standard & Poor’s 500 index: most commonly used benchmarks for the overall U.S. stock market, most people agree that the S&P 500 is a better representation of the U.S. market. In fact, many consider it to be the definition of the market.
Dow Jones Industrial Average: price-weighted average of 30 significant stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq. The DJIA was invented by Charles Dow back in 1896.
New York Stock Exchange Composite Index: includes all NYSE-listed stocks, including foreign stocks, American Depositary Receipts, real estate investment trusts and tracking stocks. The index excludes closed-end funds, ETFs, limited partnerships and derivatives.
S&P: Global Energy Index
Standard & Poor’s Global Energy Index: performance of companies that are considered part of the energy sector of the economy & which are important to global markets