The S&P sectors represent the different categories that the index uses to sort the companies it follows. S&P refers to Standard & Poor; the S&P 500 index tracks the movements of 500 large-cap US companies. A number of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) use this index as a benchmark. The Global Industry Classification System […]
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When companies reduce the dividends they pay investors, or stop paying them altogether, it can mean different things. Sometimes itâs a result of lower earnings or a shortage of available cash. Other times, a company is uncertain about the future, and wants to keep cash on hand to protect it against unforeseen risks or seize […]
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