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What is the importance of the Russell 3000 Index?
April 30, 2015

The Russell 3000 Index

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Russell 3000 Index is an important index which measures the performance of the top 3000 publically listed companies in the US. The companies listed on the index account for approximately 98% of the total for the US markets. The aim of the Russell 3000 is to provide a steady, thorough and impartial gauge of the wide market. In order to maintain this accurate depiction of the market, the index is fully reconstructed on a yearly basis, ensuring that the index reflects the significance of new or expanding entities in the marketplace.......

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Sunday, April 26, 2015

The week ahead in the stock market seems to be set for a breakout after last week’s positioning. The stock market showed resilience and defied the doomsayers’ expectations that the past week would be tough, but due to earnings news and also China lowering its reserve ratio for banks at the start of the week, this has proven false. U.S. stocks surged, with the S&P closing up 1.8 percent for the week at 2117, a new closing high and a fraction short of its all-time intraday high of 2,120.

The week ahead in the stock market will see the Fed meet Tuesday and Wednesday, as well as some important economic reports such as first quarter GDP Wednesday.....
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