All S&P 500 companies are worth $7.1 trillion in assets, which represents almost 80% of the market capitalization available on US exchanges.
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“Over the past decade, big tech names have dominated the index.
The technology sector accounts for more 26%, with Apple, Microsoft and Nvidia leading the S&P 500 companies by market capitalization. Despite interest rates rising at breakneck speed, a number of big tech names have maintained and even expanded their influence on the index over the past year.
In many cases, investor demand for AI-related stocks fueled these increases.”
Sometimes you need to see this stuff visually to get all the general context of stock concentration in indices…