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The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, better known as the S&P 500, is a commonly-referenced barometer for the investment world on how the overall stock market is performing.  The S&P 500 is an American stock market index based on the overall market capitalization of 500 U.S.-based publicly-traded companies.  Said another way, the larger the company, the more weight it carries in the overall valuation of the index.  According to...

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