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Aug 27, 2014, 17:45 ET

Centene Set to Join the S&P MidCap 400 and Aviv REIT to Join the S&P SmallCap 600

 S&P SmallCap 600 constituent Centene Corp. (NYSE: CNC) will replace MICROS Systems Inc. (NASD: MCRS) in the S&P MidCap 400, and Aviv...

Aug 26, 2014, 09:54 ET

Widespread Slowdown in Home Price Gains According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

 Data through June 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller[1] Home Price Indices, the leading measure of...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:30 ET

S&P Dow Jones Indices to Calculate New Custom Hybrid Index for Tiedemann Wealth Management

 Tiedemann Wealth Management, an independent wealth advisor, has selected S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) to be the custom calculation...

Aug 19, 2014, 09:39 ET

National Credit Default Rates Remain at Historical Lows in July 2014 According to the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices

 Data through July 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a...

Aug 14, 2014, 18:07 ET

Mallinckrodt Set to Join the S&P 500; Rowan to Join S&P MidCap 400; GulfMark Offshore to Join S&P SmallCap 600

S&P MidCap 400 constituent Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE:MNK) will replace Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC) in the S&P 500, Rowan will replace...

Aug 13, 2014, 18:06 ET

Providence Service Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600

 The Providence Service Corp. (NASD: PRSC) will replace UNS Energy Corp. (NYSE: UNS) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on...

Aug 11, 2014, 18:15 ET

Ultimate Software Group Set to Join the S&P MidCap 400 and Consolidated Communications to Join the S&P SmallCap 600

 S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices: - The Ultimate...

Jul 30, 2014, 18:02 ET

S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Treatment of Stock Dividend for Discovery Communications in S&P 500

 S&P Dow Jones Indices announces the treatment of a stock dividend for S&P 500 constituent Discovery Communications Inc. (NASD:...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:47 ET

Home Price Gains Continue to Moderate According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

 Data through May 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller1 Home Price Indices, the leading measure of...

Jul 25, 2014, 17:50 ET

Paragon Offshore Set to Join S&P SmallCap 600

 Paragon Offshore Ltd. (NYSE: PGN) will replace Intevac Inc. (NASD: IVAC) in the S&P SmallCap 600 effective after the close of trading...

Jul 24, 2014, 09:30 ET

S&P MILA Pacific Alliance Indices Launched by S&P Dow Jones Indices

 S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P DJI"), one of the world's leading providers of financial market indices, today announced the launch of the...

Jul 23, 2014, 09:30 ET

S&P Quality Indices Launched by S&P Dow Jones Indices

 S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P DJI"), one of the world's leading providers of financial market indices, today announced the launch of the...

Jul 21, 2014, 09:15 ET

S&P Dow Jones Indices and the Mexican Stock Exchange Announce Agreement for Index Licensing, Distribution, and Management of BMV Indices

 S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), one of the world's leading providers of financial market indices, today announced that it has reached...

Jul 17, 2014, 15:40 ET

S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Alignment with IOSCO Principles for Financial Benchmarks

 S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P DJI"), one of the world's leading index providers, announced today that it will administer its benchmarks...

Jul 16, 2014, 17:59 ET

U.S. Market Cap Guidelines Updated and Constituent Changes Announced for the S&P SmallCap 600

S&P Dow Jones Indices is updating the market cap guidelines for its U.S. indices. Effective today, the new guidelines are: - S&P...

Jul 15, 2014, 10:01 ET

National Credit Default Rates Reach Historical Low in June 2014 According to the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices

 Data through June 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a...

Jul 14, 2014, 17:49 ET

Celadon Group Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600

 Celadon Group Inc. (NYSE: CGI) will replace Cbeyond Inc. (NASD: CBEY) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Thursday, July...

Jul 03, 2014, 13:19 ET

S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Treatment of CBS Corp. Split-off in S&P 500; CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. Not Added to an S&P Index

 S&P Dow Jones Indices announces treatment of CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS) Split-off in S&P 500: - CBS Corp. is offering to exchange...

Jul 01, 2014, 11:16 ET

Dividends Growth Slows in Second Quarter: S&P Dow Jones Indices

S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today that dividend net increases (increases less decreases) rose $12.6 billion during the second quarter of...

Jul 01, 2014, 09:30 ET

S&P Dow Jones Indices Introduces Dow Jones Commodity Index; Index Based on Straightforward Design, Equal-Weighted Approach

 S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI) has introduced today the Dow Jones Commodity Index which is designed to serve as a broad-market commodity...