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Apple and Google potential additions to Dow Jones index
When choosing companies, the Dow looks at the absolute price of shares. Currenty, Apple and Google's high share prices would throw off the index giving them a significant larger amount of weight. The solution, according to Barron's, would be for the ...
Barron's Cover Story Wants To Tinker With The Dow So It Hides Stock ...  Business Insider
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
Wall Street Wk Ahead: Stocks to track earnings with eye on Europe
At Friday's close, both the Dow Jones industrial average .DJI and the S&P 500 .SPX suffered their worst two-week percentage drops since late November.
Wall Street pops on Apple's results, Fed's reassurance
The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI shot up 89.16 points, or 0.69 percent, to 13,090.72 at the close. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index .