Dow Jones Industrial Average

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Dow Jones Industrial Average

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A trademark for a US stock-market index composed of 30 actively traded, large cap stocks weighted by share price. This index is often referred to simply as The Dow Jones or The Dow.
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Apple will begin trading as part of the 30-stock Dow industrials at the opening of trading the next day.
The Dow industrials rebounded Monday to end above 8,500 for the first time in 10 trading days, backed by expectations for economic recovery.
NEW YORK - Shares of Intel and Home Depot got a lift from Wall Street upgrades Friday, boosting the Dow industrials and halting a two-day losing streak for blue chips.
The Dow industrials later regained some strength and temporarily moved up into the plus column on the Federal Reserve's announcement of steps to ease heightened liquidity pressures as well as on expectations for an additional cut in U.
We had a segmented rally in a handful of Dow industrials,'' said Barry Hyman, senior equity analyst at Ehrenkrantz King Nussbaum.
CHICAGO -- The Dow Industrials are being limited by sluggishness amongst some of the market's largest companies.
New York stocks gained strongly Wednesday morning on eased economic worries but curtailed some of their early gains later to finish modestly higher, with the Dow industrials briefly rising more than 130 points.
The wave of selling in near-record volume more than wiped out a 270-point gain in the Dow industrials, snapping a five-day string of record highs.
New York stocks trimmed their early big losses to finish modestly lower on Tuesday on late bargain hunting, with the Dow industrials briefly losing 233 points.
The Dow industrials rose for an eighth straight session Tuesday for its longest winning streak in two years, moving within 55 points of a record-setting finish to 1998.