I thought S&P 500 would contain the top 500 U.S. companies by market cap, but apparently that is not the case? e.g., Facebook (FB) was only recently added and has market cap of $100B whereas ...
I was trying to find a S&P 500 tracking fund and came across this one. db x-trackers S&P 500 Euro Hedged Index UCITS ETF. Can anyone explain what the Euro hedging means and how it is supposed ...
When I was living in the US I've started investing into the Vanguard 500 Index Fund. However, now I'm back in Europe and are looking for similar index funds that are tracking S&P 500. Does anyone ...
How would I figure out how many basis points "two standard deviations" is based on the current spot price? For example, the S&P 500 is trading at about $1671.20. What is two standard deviations ...
The current price for the S&P500 SPDR ETF is about USD 150, so I would guess that I need approximately USD 15,000 to purchase the minimum lot of 100 shares, as well as the transaction costs, which ...
What is the daily rebalanced leverage ratio that is ideal for the S&P 500 based on past performance?
This question assumes an investor with a very low risk-aversion coefficient. The risk-aversion coefficient is basically the 2nd-derivative of an investor's utility function as a function of money. An ...