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Using The Dow Jones Transportation Average: A Smarter Way To Invest
Created in 1884 by Charles Dow, the DJT is the oldest of the U.S. stock indices. Its more popular counterpart, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, was created 12 years later. The original DJT consisted of nine railroad and two non-rail companies, but as ...
The Tax Rate Time Bomb Threatens the Stock Market
For that block of years, the Dow Jones Industrial Average - the only U.S. stock market index published continuously during this time - posted an annualized gain of 6.05%.
Why the Dow Rose Today
The Dow started the day down but quickly reversed course at 10 a.m., when the Institute for Supply Management released its Purchasing Managers' Index, which gauges whether economic activity is expanding or contracting. Any reading above 50 indicates ...
Why the Dow Dropped Today
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEX: ^DJI) finished in the red today, pushed down after the minutes of today's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting were released this afternoon.
Dow 30 Index Top Dog Stocks For April
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is a price-weighted index of 30 blue-chip U.S. companies representing nine economic sectors including financial service, technology, retail, entertainment and consumer goods.
US stock index futures rise; Alcoa results eyed
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Tuesday that would halt a four-session losing streak, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.32 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.34 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.44 percent at 0845 GMT.
It's spring and time to take profits
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) - Stocks hit new post-crisis highs on Monday, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 13,264 and the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 1420.
Closing Bell: TSX drops as most heavily-weighted sectors decline
In the U.S., the Dow Jones industrial average fell 64.94 points, or 0.49%, to 13,199.55, and the Nasdaq composite index dipped 6.13 points, or 0.20%, to 3,113.57.
This Gold Miners ETF Is Showing Considerable Relative Weakness (GDX, GDXJ, IWM ...
... quickened. All five major indices closed down 1% or more. The decline was led by the small-cap Russell 2000 (NYSEARCA:IWM), which fell 1.7%.
Stay In Stocks Or Sell In May?
Jeff Hirsch at the Stock Trader's Almanac calculates that the Dow Jones industrial average has an average return of just 0.3% during the worst six-month period (May through October) since 1950.