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Following S&P 500 Index news is the key to trading fundamentally. Below you can find links to articles in the news that discuss market fundamentals that could potentially affect the price of S&P 500 Index on the CME commodities exchange. Before you invest in the S&P 500 futures market you should do your own research.

1. Reuters.com "Investors near 'cliff' with bungee cord" November 18, 2012
The S&P 500 is down more than 5 percent in the seven sessions that followed President Barack Obama's re-election. Uncertainty arose as attention turned to Washington's task of dealing with mandated tax increases and spending cuts that could take the U.S. economy back into recession.
2. Bloomberg.com "S&P 500 Poised for Worst Week Since June on Economy" September 28, 2012
U.S. stocks fell, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index toward its worst week since June, as business activity unexpectedly contracted in September.
3. Bloomberg.com “U.S. Stocks Advance To One-Month High As Fed Meets” June 19, 2012

U.S. stocks advanced, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to the highest level in more than a month, as investors speculated the Federal Reserve will announce more measures to stimulate the world’s largest economy. 

4. Bloomberg.com “U.S. Stocks Advance Amid Better-Than-Expected Earnings” April 25, 2012

The S&P 500 has risen 10 percent in 2012 on better-than- estimated economic and corporate data. U.S. companies are beating earnings estimates at the highest rate in two years as economic growth at home helps counter a drag from Europe.

5. Bloomberg.com "S&P 500 Extends Best Start to Year Since 1987 as Bonds Fall on Jobs Report" February 3, 2012

Stocks surged, extending the best start to a year for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index since 1987, and Treasuries slid as better-than-forecast growth in U.S. jobs bolstered optimism in the economy. 

6. Bloomberg "S&P 500 Gains Most Since March 2009 on Bank Action in Europe, Retail Sales" December 3, 2011.

U.S. stocks rose, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to its biggest weekly rally since March 2009, after central banks took action to ease Europe’s debt crisis and American Thanksgiving retail sales set a record.

7. U.S. Stock Futures Drop After S&P 500's Biggest Gain Since 2009" August 10, 2011.

U.S. stock-index futures fell, indicating the benchmark Standard & Poor's 500 Index will retreat after the biggest jump in more than two years. 

8. Thestreet.com "Stock Futures Point Sharply Lower" July 11, 2011

U.S. stock futures followed global markets Monday, pointing to a steeply lower open as lingering disappointment regarding last week's dismal June jobs report was compounded by concerns about the global economic recovery, S&P 500 were lower by 15 points.
9. Bloomberg.com “U.S. Stock Futures Fall, Indicating Fourth Decline for S&P 500” May 5, 2011 
U.S. stock-index futures fell, indicating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index may slide for a fourth straight day, as oil and metals tumbled.
10. Bloomberg.com "Morgan Stanley Expects S&P 500 Valuation to Decline on Economy: Tom Keene" March 18, 2011
The price investors are willing to pay in relation to earnings for the Standard & Poor's 500 Index companies will decline as economic growth decelerates, according to Morgan Stanley's Adam Parker.
11. Bloomberg.com "Citigroup Raises 2011 S&P 500 Estimate 7.7% to 1,400" January 3, 2011
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index will rise to about 1,400 in 2011 after the best December rally since 1991, Citigroup Inc. said, lifting its estimate from 1,300. 

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