Dow Jones Industrial Average

Dow Jones Industrial Average
The best known U.S. index of stocks. A price-weighted average of 30 actively traded blue-chip stocks, primarily industrials including stocks that trade on the New York Stock Exchange. The Dow, as it is called, is a barometer of how shares of the largest US companies are performing. There are hundreds of investment indexes around the world for stocks, bonds, currencies, and commodities ( commodity). Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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The US equivalent of the FTSE Ordinary Share Index, comprising 30 shares. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary
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'The Dow' is one of the main USA share indices which monitors the performance of 30 industrial companies traded on the New York Stock
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Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DJIA)
Measure of the performance of the collection of 30 "blue-chip" stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange ( NYSE). NYSE Euronext Glossary

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