The S&P 500 index covers the 500 largest companies that are in the United States. These companies can vary across various sectors. The S&P 500 is one of the most important indices in the world as it widely tracks how the United States stock market is performing. The S&P 500 has had several major drawdowns that have been greater than 40% during recessionary periods including in 1974, 2002, and 2009.
- Core Index Name: S&P 500
- Return Type: Price Return
- Currency Code: USD
- Currency Hedge Type: Not Hedged