Dow Jones Average

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Dow′ Jones′ Av`erage

any of the indexes published by Dow Jones & Company showing the average closing prices of the representative common stocks of 30 industrials, 20 transportation companies, or 15 utilities.

Also called the Dow.


Dow Jones average

[ˌdaʊdʒəʊnzˈævərɪdʒ] Dow Jones index [ˌdaʊdʒəʊnzˈɪndeks] N (US) (Fin) → índice m Dow-Jones
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