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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The Dow Jones industrial average jumped more than 200 points, its third big gain this week.
6 percent in predicting the daily up and down changes in the closing values of the Dow Jones Industrial Average," said Johan Bollen, an Indiana University associate professor who carried out the study with Ph.
By comparison, with five trading days left in 2004, the venerable Dow Jones Industrial average had increased 3.
stocks ended mixed Wednesday, with the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping sharply after downbeat earnings from Coca-Cola Co.
The Dow Jones industrial average contains some of the most well-known companies in America, including Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO), International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM) and Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS).
In New York, the 30-issue Dow Jones Industrial Average fell for the second straight day Thursday to close at 9,163.
So it's little surprise that companies such as MRV Communications have so vastly outperformed the Dow Jones industrial average, Goldman said.
The young and the glamorous shoved aside the old and the dusty in the Dow Jones industrial average Tuesday.

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