The Standard & Poor 500 (S&P 500) is the birth name of two companies that merged - a stock market index which represents the market cap of the 500 most popular and heavily invested stocks in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) or NASDAQ. Each company listed has a market capitalisation of over $6 Billion.
The S&P 500 is an accurate portfolio reference tool for the more conservative investor looking to minimise risks of holding individual stocks, (Which could go bust at any given moment). On average, the S&P 500 Bull run has returned investors 10-25% of their investment annually and has been doing so since 2008.
The E-Mini S&P is also popular with many day traders & swing traders. They individuals are heavily invested in this market day in day out due to the liquidity it provides. Once more, a technical edge can assist one in predicting those intraday price moves especially as the overall trend has been bullish for quite some time. The question is; will we correct/reverse in the near future