stock index

Definition

Index of market prices of a particular group of stocks, such as the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite Index.

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You should try and follow the stock index so that you can get a favorable price when you want to buy.

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The stock index was a useful measuring stick to guage investor sentiment and the overall feelings of the players in the market.

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The different stock indexes are the first place one can look to find the prices on specific stocks and to track their changes from one day to the next.

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