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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For more information on the Dow Jones industrial average and other Dow indexes, go to http://averages.dowjones.com.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 266.54 points, or 1.04 per cent, to 25,895.44, the S&P 500 gained 28.34 points, or one per cent, to 2,875.45 and the Nasdaq Composite added 89.97 points, or 1.16 per cent, to 7,841.73.
At the Closing Bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 306.62, to 25,886.01.
Prior to the creation of the modern-day Dow Jones Industrial Average, Charles Dow created an index of 11 top U.S.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average registered 6.96 per cent gains for the month of January.
stocks reversed early losses to end higher Thursday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average on a five-day winning streak for the first time in 2015, as Wall Street assessed the newly-released Fed's minutes.
Home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC has over 115 years of experience constructing innovative and transparent solutions that fulfill the needs of investors.
The Dow Jones industrial average jumped more than 200 points, its third big gain this week.
New York City - The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 200 points Thursday, its biggest decline in six weeks.
28 January 2014 -- New York-based S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC (SPDJI) and Chicago Board Options Exchange Inc said that the International Securities Exchange has not appealed a federal court decision that rejected ISE's attempt in the New York courts to challenge SPDJI's rights to control the use of the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average as the basis of index options.
The bank is to be replaced at the Dow Jones Industrial Average by Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) following a shake up.
The 30-issue Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 128.48 points, or 0.83 percent, to end at 15,628.02.

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