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Forbes

An S&P 500 Index Fund -- Is It A Good Investment?
Forbes
Can someone help me understand how investing in S&P 500 index fund is a good long term strategy. I must be missing something. I looked back 20 years and it was 1,527.46 on May 24, 2000. It didn't return to that spot until March 2013 (almost 13 yrs later).



Seeking Alpha

US Dollar Index To Move Lower From Here
Seeking Alpha
I am bullish on the U.S. economy. Interest rates are very likely to head higher in the U.S., and may very well outpace interest rates heading upward around the world. However, it is my belief that the US dollar index is likely to head lower. This is ...
US Dollar Index down 0.3 Percent Against Major CurrenciesteleSUR English
Forex - Dollar index hits November lows on Trump trade doubtsNasdaq

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Philippine Star

Index falls below 7,300 | Business, News, The Philippine Star ...
Philippine Star
The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) shed 23.65 points, or 0.32 percent, to end at 7,245.97 while the broader All Shares index dipped 6.74 ...

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Fortune

Trump's Health Care Fail Is Making Wall Street's 'Fear Index' Soar
Fortune
Wall Street's leading measure of investor jitters is at its highest level of the year. The CBOE Volatility Index, a.k.a. the VIX, a.k.a. the “fear index,” spiked nearly 15% at the opening of trading Monday before pulling back for a mid-afternoon gain ...

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Economic Times

Why you should prefer active equity mutual funds to index funds
Economic Times
Mumbai: Investors in actively managed equity funds should continue to breathe easy. The latest SPIVA India (S&P Indices Versus Active Funds) scorecard suggests that the average rupee invested in equity mutual funds continues to grow faster than the index.

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US hospital stocks index reaches highest level since 2015
Financial Times
The S&P 500 healthcare facilities index rallied by 4.6 per cent on Monday, which added to a 3.2 per cent rise on Friday. The gauge tracks acute-care focused HCA Holdings and behavioural-care geared Universal Health Services. The sharp gains came after ...

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Baltic Dry Index Hits Highest Level Since November 2014
GCaptain
March 27 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, hit a more than two-year high on Monday on higher demand for larger vessels. The overall index, which factors in rates for ...
Baltic Dry Index climbs to 1282, up 42 pointsHellenic Shipping News Worldwide

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Multiple OMICS journals delisted from major index over concerns
Retraction Watch (blog)
SCOPUS, the publication database maintained by Elsevier, has discontinued nearly 300 journals since 2013, including multiple journals published by OMICS Publishing Group. Although the reasons the widely used database gives for discontinuing journals ...



Business Insider

The US dollar is tumbling
Business Insider
The US dollar index is down by 0.6% at 99.02 as of 8:06 a.m. ET. The last time it was at this level was in mid-November. The index is down by about 3% since the start of 2017. "Although there are conflicting impulses, interest rate differentials ...

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Bloomberg

Asian Stocks Climb as Worry Subsides; Yen Declines: Markets Wrap ...
Bloomberg
The selloff in riskier assets eased after U.S. stocks staged a recovery, with Asian equity markets climbing while the yen weakened.

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