The owners of the two biggest names in U.S. market benchmarks merged to form S&P Dow Jones Indices over the summer. The resulting giant publishes 830,000 indexes daily, including the S&P 500 and the Dow - as well as benchmarks for commodities, foreign equities, the U.S. housing market, health care costs, consumer credit default rates and more.

In fact, SPDJI publishes indexes covering just about anything that advisors and their clients would want to invest in, track, compare their performance to or hedge against. "In terms of asset classes, we think we have the broadest product array," says Alex Matturri, CEO of S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Financial Planning content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access