Indexes

 

Indexes

The S&P 500 Index is an equity benchmark for US stock performance. It is a capitalization-weighted index covering 500 large US companies chosen by Standard & Poor’s for market size, liquidity, and industry-group representation.

The Russell 1000 Index is an equity benchmark for US stock performance. It is a capitalization-weighted index covering the largest 1,000 publicly traded US stocks. The index represents approximately 90% of the total market capitalization of the US stock market.

The Russell 3000 Index is an equity benchmark for US stock performance. It is a capitalization-weighted index covering the largest 3,000 publicly traded US stocks. The index represents approximately 98% of the total market capitalization of the US stock market.

The MSCI EAFE Index is an equity benchmark for international developed markets performance. It is a capitalization-weighted index covering large and mid-sized companies. The index includes approximately 900 stocks form 21 developed markets countries, excluding the US and Canada.

The MSCI World Index is an equity benchmark for global developed markets performance. It is a capitalization-weighted index covering large and mid-sized companies. The index includes approximately 1,600 stocks from 23 developed markets countries.

The MSCI ACWI Index is an equity benchmark for global stock performance. It is a capitalization-weighted index covering large and mid-sized companies. The index includes approximately 2,400 stocks from 23 developed markets and 21 emerging markets countries.

The MSCI ACWI ex U.SIndex is an equity benchmark for international stock performance It is a capitalization-weighted index covering large and mid-sized companies. The index includes approximately 1,800 stocks from 22 developed markets (excluding the US) and 21 emerging markets countries. 

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It is not possible to invest directly in an index.