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S&P 500 Hits An All Time High… Really!

Owing to a runup of smaller stocks, and the woeful underperformance of some of the mega-caps, that other S&P 500 index, the equal-weighted version, has been on a run.

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Major Index Returns Sorted by 3 Month Returns

Major global index returns sorted by 3 month returns through October, 2004.

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Dow Jones Agrees to Buy MarketWatch.com

Dow Jones has made an interesting shift in its strategy with the purchase of the free Web site MarketWatch.com for $519 million.

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Largest U.S. Mutual Funds and ETFs

Update of current returns and asset levels for the largest 100 U.S. mutual funds and ETFs, sorted by funds size and including tickers.

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An Index of Goodness

As innovative weighting schemes appear in the index business, there's now a new twist, an index weighted by "goodness"

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GOLD ETF (GLD) BEGINS TRADING ON NYSE

The StreetTRACKs Gold ETF (GLD) has begun trading on the NYSE. Day one assets $580-590 million. Volume of 6 million shares.

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The QQQ(Q)s Are Coming Home

The Q's are moving to Nasdaq ahead of schedule. Some of the market implications of the move of what is often the world's highest volume trading equity are interesting...

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What to Expect Now That Its All (Whew!) Over

With the epic battle between Blue and Red now over, you might want to keep one eye on your portfolio.