- Q4 2014 Chevron Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open(30 Jan 2015 12:07:05)
- IBM and Avon CEOs in Trouble(30 Jan 2015 11:53:12)
- Tale of two techs: Google and Amazon(30 Jan 2015 11:08:00)
- 8 of the world’s most exclusive clubs — can you join?(30 Jan 2015 11:00:02)
- A Bug In Apple's Online Services Let Developers Log Into Other People's Accounts(30 Jan 2015 10:55:03)
- Energomashspetsstal executes orders for General Electric[at noodls] - PJSC "EMSS" (EMSS is a part of the engineering division of Rosatom - Atomenergomash) continues to supply the rotor shafts of wind turbines for the American company General Electric. As part of ...(30 Jan 2015 10:40:57)
- What to look for in Chevron’s earnings(30 Jan 2015 10:18:21)
- IBM Announces Services Centre in UK, Creating up to 300 New Tech Roles[PR Newswire] - LEICESTER, UK, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new services centre in the City of Leicester, UK that will create up to 300 new IT roles over the next three years for the next generation of workers, enabling IBM to extend its delivery of an industry leading range of technology services to UK based IBM clients. The newly established IBM Services Centre: Leicester, a wholly owned subsidiary of IBM, will provide UK based IBM clients with high value application development and maintenance, test and systems management services that address the increasing demand for flexible software capability.(30 Jan 2015 10:00:00)
- Russia's Rosneft will not resume drilling in Kara Sea in 2015 - sources[Reuters - UK Focus] - Russian state-controlled oil company Rosneft will not be able to resume drilling in the Kara Sea this year after Western sanctions halted its cooperation with ExxonMobil, two company sources told Reuters on Friday. Rosneft did not give the timeframe offered by the licence. The second Rosneft source said the company planned to resume drilling in 2016.(30 Jan 2015 09:54:57)
- Apple Is 0.5% Of US GDP, 0.15% Of Global GDP(30 Jan 2015 09:53:00)
The Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) is the main US index, and the largest index in the world. It is used as a global barometer for the world markets. All major investment funds, hedge funds, and investment portfolios are benchmarked again the S&P 500.
It is comprised of the 500 largest US companies, and a significant portion of the overall the United States of America’s market capitalization. The index is not based on any one sector, so it is seen as the best overall signal of the US market.
The index is free-floating and capitalization-weighted, and broken down into individual market sectors; consumer non-cyclical, consumer cyclical, financial, energy, technology, communications, industrial, basic materials and utilities.