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S & P 500

S&P 500(GSPC) Index is a stock market index made of 500 largest US companies.

S&P 500 Index started in March 1957 and is the second most popular stock market index in the world after Dow Jones Industrial(DJI).

S&P 500 Index is traded on New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ Stock Exchange.

^GSPC, .INX, and $SPX are some of the symbols use on different data providers.

S&P 500 Index is owned and maintained by Standard & Poor's, a division of McGraw-Hill.

Index values are useful for investors to track changes in market values over long periods of time.

Technical analysis uses index charts to identify changes in trends whether short-term, mid-term or long-term time frames.

S&P 500 Index Line Chart -  GSPC  Historical Long Term Chart 

S&P 500 index components:

A Agilent Technologies Inc
AA Alcoa Inc
AAPL Apple Inc.
ABC AmerisourceBergen Corp
ABT Abbott Laboratories
ACE ACE Limited
ADBE Adobe Systems Inc
ADI Analog Devices Inc
ADM Archer-Daniels-Midland Co
ADP Automatic Data Processing
ADSK Autodesk Inc
AEE Ameren Corp
AEP American Electric Power
AET Aetna Inc
AGN Allergan Inc
AIG American Intl Group Inc
AIV Apartment Investment & Mgmt
AIZ Assurant Inc
AKAM Akamai Technologies Inc
AKS AK Steel Hldg Corp
ALL Allstate Corp
ALTR Altera Corp
AMAT Applied Materials Inc
AMD Advanced Micro Devices
AMGN Amgen Inc
AMP Ameriprise Financial
AMT American Tower Corp A
AN AutoNation Inc
ANF Abercrombie & Fitch Company A
ANR Alpha Natural Resources
AON Aon Corporation
APA Apache Corporation
APC Anadarko Petroleum Corp
APD Air Products & Chemicals Inc
APH Amphenol Corp A
APOL Apollo Group Inc
ARG Airgas Inc
ATI Allegheny Technologies Inc
AVB AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
AVP Avon Products
AVY Avery Dennison Corp
AXP American Express Co
AZO AutoZone Inc
BA Boeing Company
BAC Bank of America Corp
BAX Baxter International Inc.
BBBY Bed Bath & Beyond
BBT BB&T Corporation
BBY Best Buy Co. Inc.
BCR Bard (C.R.) Inc.
BDX Becton Dickinson
BEN Franklin Resources
BF.B Brown-Forman Corporation
BHI Baker Hughes Inc
BIG Big Lots Inc.
BK The Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
BLK Blackrock
BLL Ball Corp
BMC BMC Software
BMS Bemis Company
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb
BRCM Broadcom Corporation
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway
BSX Boston Scientific
BTU Peabody Energy
BXP Boston Properties
C Citigroup Inc.
CA CA, Inc.
CAG ConAgra Foods Inc.
CAH Cardinal Health Inc.
CAM Cameron International Corp.
CAT Caterpillar Inc.
CB Chubb Corp.
CBG CB Richard Ellis Group
CCE Coca-Cola Enterprises
CCL Carnival Corp.
CEG Constellation Energy Group
CELG Celgene Corp.
CEPH Cephalon Inc
CERN Cerner
CF CF Industries Holdings Inc
CFN Carefusion
CHK Chesapeake Energy
CHRW C. H. Robinson Worldwide
CINF Cincinnati Financial
CL Colgate-Palmolive
CLF Cliffs Natural Resources
CLX Clorox Co.
CMA Comerica Inc.
CMCSA Comcast Corp.
CME CME Group Inc.
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill
CMI Cummins Inc.
CMS CMS Energy
CNP CenterPoint Energy
CNX CONSOL Energy Inc.
COF Capital One Financial
COG Cabot Oil & Gas
COH Coach Inc.
COL Rockwell Collins
COP ConocoPhillips
COST Costco Co.
COV Covidien plc
CPB Campbell Soup
CPWR Compuware Corp.
CSC Computer Sciences Corp.
CSCO Cisco Systems
CTAS Cintas Corporation
CTL CenturyTel Inc
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions
CTXS Citrix Systems
CVC Cablevision Systems Corp.
CVH Coventry Health Care Inc.
CVS CVS Caremark Corp.
CVX Chevron Corp.
D Dominion Resources
DD Du Pont (E.I.)
DE Deere & Co.
DELL Dell Inc.
DF Dean Foods
DFS Discover Financial Services
DGX Quest Diagnostics
DHI D. R. Horton
DHR Danaher Corp.
DIS Walt Disney Co.
DISCA Discovery Communications
DNB Dun & Bradstreet
DNR Denbury Resources Inc.
DO Diamond Offshore Drilling
DOV Dover Corp.
DOW Dow Chemical
DPS Dr Pepper Snapple Group
DRI Darden Restaurants
DTE DTE Energy Co.
DUK Duke Energy
DV DeVry, Inc.
DVA DaVita Inc.
DVN Devon Energy Corp.
EBAY eBay Inc.
ECL Ecolab Inc.
ED Consolidated Edison
EFX Equifax Inc.
EIX Edison Int'l
EL Estee Lauder Cos.
EMN Eastman Chemical
EMR Emerson Electric
EOG EOG Resources
EP El Paso Corp.
EQR Equity Residential
EQT EQT Corporation
ERTS Electronic Arts
ESRX Express Scripts
ETFC E-Trade
ETN Eaton Corp.
ETR Entergy Corp.
EW Edwards Lifesciences
EXC Exelon Corp.
EXPD Expeditors Int'l
EXPE Expedia Inc.
F Ford Motor
FAST Fastenal Co
FCX Freeport-McMoran Cp & Gld
FDO Family Dollar Stores
FDX FedEx Corporation
FE FirstEnergy Corp
FFIV F5 Networks
FHN First Horizon National
FII Federated Investors Inc.
FIS Fidelity National Information Services
FISV Fiserv Inc
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp
FLR Fluor Corp.
FLS Flowserve Corporation
FMC FMC Corporation
FO Fortune Brands Inc.
FRX Forest Laboratories
FSLR First Solar Inc
FTI FMC Technologies Inc.
FTR Frontier Communications
GCI Gannett Co.
GD General Dynamics
GE General Electric
GILD Gilead Sciences
GIS General Mills
GLW Corning Inc.
GME GameStop Corp.
GNW Genworth Financial Inc.
GOOG Google Inc.
GPC Genuine Parts
GPS Gap (The)
GR Goodrich Corporation
GS Goldman Sachs Group
GT Goodyear Tire & Rubber
GWW Grainger (W.W.) Inc.
HAL Halliburton Co.
HAR Harman Int'l Industries
HAS Hasbro Inc.
HBAN Huntington Bancshares
HCBK Hudson City Bancorp
HCN Health Care REIT
HD Home Depot
HES Hess Corporation
HIG Hartford Financial Svc.Gp.
HNZ Heinz (H.J.)
HOG Harley-Davidson
HON Honeywell Int'l Inc.
HOT Starwood Hotels & Resorts
HP Helmerich & Payne
HPQ Hewlett-Packard
HRB Block H&R
HRL Hormel Foods Corp.
HRS Harris Corporation
HSP Hospira Inc.
HST Host Hotels & Resorts
HSY The Hershey Company
HUM Humana Inc.
IBM International Bus. Machines
ICE IntercontinentalExchange Inc.
IFF International Flav/Frag
IGT International Game Technology
INTC Intel Corp.
INTU Intuit Inc.
IP International Paper
IPG Interpublic Group
IR Ingersoll-Rand PLC
IRM Iron Mountain Incorporated
ISRG Intuitive Surgical Inc.
ITT ITT Corporation
ITW Illinois Tool Works
IVZ Invesco Ltd.
JBL Jabil Circuit
JCI Johnson Controls
JCP Penney (J.C.)
JDSU JDS Uniphase Corp.
JEC Jacobs Engineering Group
JNJ Johnson & Johnson
JNPR Juniper Networks
JNS Janus Capital Group
JOYG Joy Global Inc.
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JWN Nordstrom
K Kellogg Co.
KEY KeyCorp
KFT Kraft Foods Inc-A
KIM Kimco Realty
KLAC KLA-Tencor Corp.
KMB Kimberly-Clark
KMX Carmax Inc
KO Coca Cola Co.
KR Kroger Co.
KSS Kohl's Corp.
L Loews Corp.
LEG Leggett & Platt
LEN Lennar Corp.
LH Laboratory Corp. of America Holding
LIFE Life Technologies
LLL L-3 Communications Holdings
LLTC Linear Technology Corp.
LLY Lilly (Eli) & Co.
LM Legg Mason
LMT Lockheed Martin Corp.
LNC Lincoln National
LO Lorillard Inc.
LOW Lowe's Cos.
LSI LSI Corporation
LTD Limited Brands Inc.
LUK Leucadia National Corp.
LUV Southwest Airlines
LXK Lexmark Int'l Inc
M Macy's Inc.
MA Mastercard Inc.
MAR Marriott Int'l.
MAS Masco Corp.
MAT Mattel Inc.
MCD McDonald's Corp.
MCHP Microchip Technology
MCK McKesson Corp.
MCO Moody's Corp
MDT Medtronic Inc.
MET MetLife Inc.
MHP McGraw-Hill
MHS Medco Health Solutions Inc.
MI Marshall & Ilsley Corp.
MJN Mead Johnson
MKC McCormick & Co.
MMC Marsh & McLennan
MMI Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc.
MO Altria Group Inc
MOLX Molex Inc.
MON Monsanto Co.
MRK Merck & Co.
MRO Marathon Oil Corp.
MS Morgan Stanley
MSFT Microsoft Corp.
MSI Motorola Solutions Inc.
MTB M&T Bank Corp.
MU Micron Technology
MUR Murphy Oil
MWV MeadWestvaco Corporation
MWW Monster Worldwide
MYL Mylan Inc.
NBL Noble Energy Inc
NBR Nabors Industries Ltd.
NE Noble Corp
NEE NextEra Energy Resources
NEM Newmont Mining Corp. (Hldg. Co.)
NFLX NetFlix Inc.
NFX Newfield Exploration Co
NI NiSource Inc.
NOC Northrop Grumman Corp.
NOV National Oilwell Varco Inc.
NRG NRG Energy
NSC Norfolk Southern Corp.
NSM National Semiconductor
NTRS Northern Trust Corp.
NU Northeast Utilities
NUE Nucor Corp.
NVDA Nvidia Corporation
NVLS Novellus Systems
NWL Newell Rubbermaid Co.
NWSA News Corporation
NYX NYSE Euronext
OI Owens-Illinois Inc
OMC Omnicom Group
ORCL Oracle Corp.
ORLY O'Reilly Automotive
OXY Occidental Petroleum
PAYX Paychex Inc.
PBCT People's United Bank
PBI Pitney-Bowes
PCG PG&E Corp.
PCL Plum Creek Timber Co.
PCP Precision Castparts
PCS MetroPCS Communications Inc.
PDCO Patterson Companies
PEG Public Serv. Enterprise Inc.
PEP PepsiCo Inc.
PFE Pfizer Inc.
PFG Principal Financial Group
PG Procter & Gamble
PGN Progress Energy Inc.
PGR Progressive Corp.
PH Parker-Hannifin
PHM Pulte Homes Inc.
PKI PerkinElmer
PLD ProLogis
PLL Pall Corp.
PM Philip Morris International
PNC PNC Financial Services
PNW Pinnacle West Capital
POM Pepco Holdings Inc.
PPG PPG Industries
PRU Prudential Financial
PSA Public Storage
PWR Quanta Services Inc.
PX Praxair Inc.
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources
QEP QEP Resources
R Ryder System
RAI Reynolds American Inc.
RDC Rowan Cos.
RF Regions Financial Corp.
RHI Robert Half International
RHT Red Hat Inc.
RL Polo Ralph Lauren Corp.
ROK Rockwell Automation Inc.
ROP Roper Industries
ROST Ross Stores Inc.
RRC Range Resources Corp.
RRD Donnelley (R.R.) & Sons
RSG Republic Services Inc
RSH RadioShack Corp
RTN Raytheon Co.
S Sprint Nextel Corp.
SBUX Starbucks Corp.
SCHW Charles Schwab
SE Spectra Energy Corp.
SEE Sealed Air Corp.(New)
SHLD Sears Holdings Corporation
SHW Sherwin-Williams
SIAL Sigma-Aldrich
SJM Smucker (J.M.)
SLB Schlumberger Ltd.
SLE Sara Lee Corp.
SLM SLM Corporation
SNA Snap-On Inc.
SNDK SanDisk Corporation
SNI Scripps Networks Interactive Inc.
SO Southern Co.
SPG Simon Property Group Inc
SPLS Staples Inc.
SRCL Stericycle Inc
SRE Sempra Energy
STI SunTrust Banks
STJ St Jude Medical
STT State Street Corp.
STZ Constellation Brands
SUN Sunoco Inc.
SVU Supervalu Inc.
SWK Stanley Black & Decker
SWN Southwestern Energy
SWY Safeway Inc.
SYK Stryker Corp.
SYMC Symantec Corp.
SYY Sysco Corp.
T AT&T Inc
TAP Molson Coors Brewing Company
TDC Teradata Corp.
TE TECO Energy
TEG Integrys Energy Group Inc.
TER Teradyne Inc.
TGT Target Corp.
THC Tenet Healthcare Corp.
TIE Titanium Metals Corp
TIF Tiffany & Co.
TJX TJX Companies Inc.
TLAB Tellabs Inc.
TMK Torchmark Corp.
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific
TROW T. Rowe Price Group
TRV The Travelers Companies Inc.
TSN Tyson Foods
TSO Tesoro Petroleum Co.
TSS Total System Services
TWC Time Warner Cable Inc.
TWX Time Warner Inc.
TXN Texas Instruments
TXT Textron Inc.
TYC Tyco International
UNH United Health Group Inc.
UNM Unum Group
UNP Union Pacific
UPS United Parcel Service
URBN Urban Outfitters
USB U.S. Bancorp
UTX United Technologies
V Visa Inc.
VAR Varian Medical Systems
VFC V.F. Corp.
VIAB Viacom Inc.
VLO Valero Energy
VMC Vulcan Materials
VNO Vornado Realty Trust
VRSN Verisign Inc.
VTR Ventas Inc
VZ Verizon Communications
WAG Walgreen Co.
WAT Waters Corporation
WDC Western Digital
WEC Wisconsin Energy Corporation
WFC Wells Fargo
WFM Whole Foods Market
WFR MEMC Electronic Materials
WHR Whirlpool Corp.
WIN Windstream Corporation
WLP WellPoint Inc.
WM Waste Management Inc.
WMB Williams Cos.
WMT Wal-Mart Stores
WPI Watson Pharmaceuticals
WPO Washington Post Co B
WU Western Union Co
WY Weyerhaeuser Corp.
WYN Wyndham Worldwide
WYNN Wynn Resorts Ltd
X United States Steel Corp.
XEL Xcel Energy Inc
XL XL Capital
XLNX Xilinx Inc
XOM Exxon Mobil Corp.
XRAY Dentsply International
XRX Xerox Corp.
YHOO Yahoo Inc.
YUM Yum! Brands Inc
ZION Zions Bancorp
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