The Equity markets are currently demonstrating great performance. According to JJcycles (@JJcycles), they are going to break their All-Time Highs very soon. Experts point out that the stimulus that the majority of central banks are using now to revive global economics is the best time to invest in the equities.
The Current Situation
The global economy is currently in great recession and the central banks are trying to do their best to support growth and prevent further recession. They have already cut down the rates to zero, which is a great moment for the stock markets to flourish. All indexes are in their uptrend now and the global equity market is going to hit its all-time high and can break it in the nearest future.
About S&P 500
The S&P 500 index comprises 505 of the largest U.S companies. It is considered to be one of the most followed in the world. This index is a capitalization-weighted index meaning that the performance of its top 10 largest companies accounts for about 27% of its total performance. It comprises of such companies as Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet, Johnson&Johnson, VISA Inc, and others. To be added to the index, a company should meet the following criteria:
1. Have a market cap higher than $8.2 billion.
2. The annual USD value traded to the float-adjusted market cap is above 1.0.
3. The minimum trading volume is 250,000 shares six months before evaluation time.
4. Must be publicly listed on one of the US stock exchanges.
One of the best performers from the auto industry, Tesla, may also become a part of this index in the nearest future.