Dow Jones Industrial Average

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), or simply the Dow, is a stock market index that measures the stock performance of 30 large companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States.wikipedia
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Dow Jones & Company

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It is the second-oldest U.S. market index after the Dow Jones Transportation Average, created by The Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company co-founder Charles Dow.
The company was best known for the publication of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and related market statistics, Dow Jones Newswire and a number of financial publications.

Dow Jones Transportation Average

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It is the second-oldest U.S. market index after the Dow Jones Transportation Average, created by The Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company co-founder Charles Dow.
It is the oldest stock index still in use, even older than its better-known relative, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA).

The Wall Street Journal

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It is the second-oldest U.S. market index after the Dow Jones Transportation Average, created by The Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company co-founder Charles Dow.
In 1896, The "Dow Jones Industrial Average" was officially launched.

Index fund

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Investing in the DJIA is possible via index funds as well as via derivatives such as option contracts and futures contracts.
Those rules may include tracking prominent indexes like the S&P 500 or the Dow Jones Industrial Average or implementation rules, such as tax-management, tracking error minimization, large block trading or patient/flexible trading strategies that allows for greater tracking error, but lower market impact costs.

Charles Dow

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It is the second-oldest U.S. market index after the Dow Jones Transportation Average, created by The Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company co-founder Charles Dow.
He also invented the Dow Jones Industrial Average as part of his research into market movements.

American Express

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The company was founded in 1850 and is one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Dogs of the Dow

The ten components of the index with the highest dividend yields are referred to as the Dogs of the Dow.
The Dogs of the Dow is an investment strategy popularized by Michael B. O'Higgins in 1991 and the official Dogs of the Dow website, which proposes that an investor annually select for investment the ten Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) stocks whose dividend is the highest fraction of their price.

Caterpillar Inc.

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Caterpillar stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Boeing

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Boeing stock is included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Johnson & Johnson

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Its common stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the company is ranked No.

Cisco Systems

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Cisco stock was added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average on June 8, 2009, and is also included in the S&P 500 Index, the Russell 1000 Index, NASDAQ-100 Index and the Russell 1000 Growth Stock Index.

The Coca-Cola Company

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The company's stock is listed on the NYSE and is part of DJIA, the S&P 500 index, the Russell 1000 Index, and the Russell 1000 Growth Stock Index.

Edward Jones (statistician)

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The averages are named after Dow and one of his business associates, statistician Edward Jones.
Edward Davis Jones (7 October 1856 – 16 February 1920) was a U.S. statistician, mostly known for being the "Jones" in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Stock market index

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), or simply the Dow, is a stock market index that measures the stock performance of 30 large companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States.
In a price-weighted index such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average, NYSE Arca Major Market Index, and the NYSE Arca Tech 100 Index, the price of each component stock is the only consideration when determining the value of the index.

S&P Dow Jones Indices

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The index is maintained by S&P Dow Jones Indices, a joint venture majority-owned by S&P Global and its components are selected by a committee.
The company's best known indices are the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), which was created in 1896.

Pfizer

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It is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its shares have been a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 2004.

Dow Inc.

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It was spun off of DowDuPont on April 1, 2019, at which time it became a public company and was added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

New York Stock Exchange

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On July 30, 1914, as the average stood at a level of 71.42, a decision was made to close down the New York Stock Exchange, and suspend trading for a span of four and a half months.
On October 19, 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) dropped 508 points, a 22.6% loss in a single day, the second-biggest one-day drop the exchange had experienced.

IBM

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Nicknamed Big Blue, IBM is one of 30 companies included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and one of the world's largest employers, with over 350,000 employees, known as "IBMers".

S&P 500 Index

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Although it is one of the most commonly followed equity indices, since it only includes 30 companies and is not weighted by market capitalization and is not a weighted arithmetic mean, many consider the Dow to not be a good representation of the U.S. stock market and consider the S&P 500 Index, which also includes the 30 components of the Dow, to be a better representation of the U.S. stock market.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached this milestone on March 26, 2009.

Verizon Communications

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Verizon Communications Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate and a corporate component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Exchange-traded fund

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Either a mutual fund or an exchange-traded fund (ETF) can replicate, before fees and expenses, the performance of the index by holding the same stocks as the index, in the same proportions.
Also in 1998, the "Dow Diamonds" (nyse arca: DIA) were introduced, tracking the famous Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Derivative (finance)

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Investing in the DJIA is possible via index funds as well as via derivatives such as option contracts and futures contracts.

The Travelers Companies

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It has been a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since June 8, 2009.

S&P Global

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The index is maintained by S&P Dow Jones Indices, a joint venture majority-owned by S&P Global and its components are selected by a committee.
It produces the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average.