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  • S&P 500 friends Facebook in major boost for giant social network

    S&P 500 friends Facebook in major boost for giant social network
    SAN FRANCISCO -- In a dramatic rebound from its bungled initial public offering last year, Facebook Inc. will join the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index next week, capping its fitful rise to one of the nation's most powerful technology companies.
  • Facebook shares jump on news it will be added to S&P 500

    Facebook shares jump on news it will be added to S&P 500
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook shares rose Thursday on news that the giant social network will be added to the Standard & Poor’s 500 index next week. S&P Dow Jones Indices made the announcement Wednesday that Facebook will replace Teradyne Inc. on...

    Sears to be dropped from S&P 500

    Sears to be dropped from S&P 500
    Sears Holdings Corp., one of the earliest members of the S&P 500, is being kicked out of the index next week and replaced by a Dutch chemicals company. The retailer, which trades on Nasdaq, will exit the index when the market closes on Sept. 4....

    S&P 500 closes in on record -- with no help from individual investors

    S&P 500 closes in on record -- with no help from individual investors
    The Standard & Poor’s 500 is pushing ever closer to record territory -- but with little help from small investors. The index is within five points of an all-time record after rising Thursday morning. As of 9 a.m. PDT, the S&P was up 5.99 points,...

    Falling stocks bring S&P 500 into bear market

     
    Bear market: As markets around the world fell Tuesday on fears about the European financial crisis, the broad Standard & Poor's 500 index entered into bear market territory, which is defined as a 20% drop from recent highs.