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3 Quick Points to Simplify the S&P 500 Index

The king of all indices in the United States

S&P 500 all-time inflation-adjusted chart courtesy of Macro Trends

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, primarily known as the S&P 500, is an index that you should know about and understand. The S&P 500 is a market-capitalization-weighted index (market-cap weighted index) of the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the United States. The S&P 500 is one of the most mentioned and…

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