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Standard & Poor's 500 Syllabification: Stand·ard & Poor's 500
Pronunciation: /ˌstandərd ən po͝orz fīv[ˈ]həndrəd/

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(abbreviation: S & P 500)

Definition of Standard & Poor's 500 in English:


A group of 500 companies whose average daily share prices are used to calculate an index of the day’s security prices.

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