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What Is A Stock Index?

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“The stock market turned in a great performance”, or “The markets crashed today”. What exactly are “the markets”? When most people speak of the markets they are referring to a stock index. Here in America, we have three major indexes (or indices), the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and NASDAQ. Turn on any financial […]

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Investor Psychology

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To be successful with stocks, you need to understand the psychology of investors. In this post you should gain a basic understanding of what drives an investor to buy and sell. Using the S&P 500 as an example, I’ll explore the psychology behind the S&P’s movement. On Sept 19, 2014 the S&P hit a new […]

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