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Why Should You Care About The CAC 40?

The CAC 40 is the benchmark stock market index of France, and one of the two major indices often described as the "core" of the Eurozone economy. The name comes from Cotation Assistée en Continu (Continuous Assisted Quotation) with 40…

Why Should You Care About The FTSE 100?

The FTSE 100 is one of the top five most traded indices in the world and is arguably the most followed in Europe. The full name is Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 (commonly known as "footsie 100" or just "Footsie") which harkens back to…

Why Should I Care About the S&P 500?

The S&P 500 is one of the most widely followed indices by investors across the world. The Standard and Poor’s 500 index, published since 1957, represents the prices of 500 large cap stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)…