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What stocks make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average as of 2007?

Answer . 3m Co Alcoa Inc Altria Group Inc American Express Company American International Group, Inc. AT&T Inc. Boeing Co. Caterpillar Inc. Citigroup, Inc. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company Exxon Mobil Corp General Electric Company General Motors Corporation Hewlett-P (MORE)

How much did the Dow Jones Industrial Average grow from 1975-1985?

The Dow hasn't grown very much if not went negative due to inflation of the dollar. If measured against a true commodity, Gold for instance one share of the Dow would buy less gold today than it would have in 1975. Vote Ron Paul for republican primary to change this taxation of the nation that has b (MORE)

What is the DOW Jones?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a system of monitoring the stock market . The DJIA tracks the 30 "largest" (stocks wise) companies in the US. It is used to monitor the performance of the stock market.

How do you get a RSS feed for the Dow Jones Industrial Average?

You can either copy and paste the link below into a program that displays RSS feeds, use www.igoogle.com, yahoo, or go to the link. Depending on your browser, you can save the bookmark as what is called a Live Bookmark in Mozilla Firefox, www.getfirefox.com. http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/ (MORE)

What is the ticker symbol for the Dow Jones Industrial Average?

The ticker symbol for the Dow Jones industrial average = $DJX; at least this is for practical purposes because this is the symbol to input if you want to know the average at any point in time. Can you buy something with this symbol as you would buy a stock or a stock fund? The answer to this is no. (MORE)

What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is an average of 30 companies' stock and is often used as a way to determine how the stock market is doing. However, there is criticism of whether this is an accurate representation of the overall stock market, as there are more stocks. The DOW Jones industrial (MORE)

What is the lowest-ever Dow Jones industrial average?

Numerically speaking, you will find MANY points that are substantially lower than the crisis we're currently facing. However, one must realize that world economics are constantly changing and that its difficult to compare years that are more than a few years apart.. I am confident this graph will g (MORE)

What was the Dow Jones average at Bill Clinton's first Inaugaration?

djindexes.com/mdsidx/ dow nloads/xlspages/DJIA_Hist_Perf.xls shows the DJIA low of 1993 was on Inauguration Day, Jan 20, closing at 3,241.95. Yahoo Finance shows the DJIA opened on Clinton's Inauguration Day at 3255.99. In addition to a budget surplus, William Jefferson Clinton left George (MORE)

What are the 30 companies used in computing the Dow Jones average?

3M Alcoa American Express AT&T T Bank of America Boeing Caterpillar Chevron Corporation Citigroup Coca-Cola DuPont ExxonMobil General Electric General Motors Hewlett-Packard Home Depot Intel IBM Johnson & Johnson JPMorgan Chase Kraft Foods McDonald's Merck (MORE)

The Dow Jones Average is Down 15 Dollars What does this phrase mean in laymans term?

Not very much. Sad but true.\n. \nThey calculate the Dow by adding together the prices of the 30 stocks that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average, then dividing by a figure that's SUPPOSED to linearize the DJIA. It takes into account things like stock splits. Right now, the divisor is below on (MORE)

What is stock symbol for Dow Jones industrial average?

There is not really a stock symbol for the Dow Jones Industrial Average as it is simply an average composed of (and tracks) 30 different large/diverse American companies. However, there is a symbol/security that tracks the Dow Jones Industrial Average and moves in direct correlation with it, and tha (MORE)

What stocks make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average as of 2009?

30 of the largest and most widely held public companies in the United States. . 3M Alcoa America Express AT&T Bank of America Boeing Caterpillar DuPont ExxonMobil General Electric Hewlett-Packard The Home Depot Intel IBM Johnson & Johnson JP Morgan Chase Kraft Foods McDonald's Merck Microsoft Pfize (MORE)

When was the Dow Jones Industrial Average founded?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was founded in May 1896. It is based on thirty large companies that trade in the US and the average is created by weighting the stock prices to get a realistic overal value.

What was Dow Jones average January 2 2009?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 9,034.69 on January 2, 2009. It was above 9000 for the first time since November 2008. Source: CNNMoney.com Market Report 02-01-09

How is the Dow Jones Industrial Average calculated?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSE: DJI, also called the DJIA , Dow 30 , INDP , or informally the Dow Jones or The Dow ) is one of several stock market indices, created by nineteenth-century Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company co-founder Charles Dow. It is an index that (MORE)

What stocks are part of the Dow Jones Industrial average?

30 of the largest and most widely held public companies in the United States. 3M Alcoa America Express AT&T Bank of America Boeing Caterpillar DuPont ExxonMobil General Electric Hewlett-Packard The Home Depot Intel IBM Johnson & Johnson JP Morgan Chase Kraft Foods McDonald's Merck Microsoft Pfizer (MORE)

How do you buy a share of the Dow Jones average?

Up until recently, it was impossible to buy a share of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). The average consists of 30 companies, so an investor who wanted to mimic the returns of the DJIA would have to buy shares of all 30 companies in proportion to their weighting in the average and continuall (MORE)

What is the lowest value of the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index?

Well, you see... the lowest value of the Dow Jones Industiral Average Index is a mere 4.099. This is because when American's Next top Model started its 14th cycle, the ladies did a photoshoot on Mars. The owner of the world had to pay 45 billion dollars to the Head Martian.

Who were the first companies on the Dow Jones Industrial Average?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average originally began following the average of 12 companies. They were: . General Electric . American Cotton Oil Company . American Sugar Company . American Tobacco Company . Chicago Gas Company . Distilling & Cattle Feeding Company . Laclede Gas Company . Nation (MORE)

Who introduced the Dow Jones Industrial Average?

Charles H. Dow (1851-1902) introduced the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) in 1896 when the market was not considered a respectable venture because of unscrupulous dealers, massive speculation, and the lack of information.

Why is the Dow Jones industrial average important?

The Dow Jones Industrial is important because it us a broad group of 30 different stocks in various sectors that give us a general snapshot of the marketplace as a whole. These include, but are not limited to, housing, energy, tech and consumer goods.

How many companies does the Dow Jones industrial average consist of?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average currently consists of 30 major American companies. 3M, Alcoa, American Express, AT&T, Bank of America, Boeing, Caterpillar,Chevron Corporation, Cisco Systems , Coca-Cola, DuPont, ExxonMobil, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, The Home Depot, Intel, IBM, Johnson & Joh (MORE)

What was January 1 2012 weather?

Without a location that cannot be answered. In different parts of the world the weather would be different. In some places it would have been wet and in other places it would have been sunny and other parts would have had other kinds of weather. Some places would have been hot, some would have been (MORE)

What happened when the Dow Jones industrial average dropped?

The DOW only represents 30 companies in the US they are the elite that every other company is measured up to. When the DOW moves up or down other companies follow along just because they are more or less the leaders and playing the school yard game of follow the leader is still in effect even in t (MORE)