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How many companies are listed on Dow Jones?

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there are 13,000 compenies listed on Dow Jones.

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A Dow Jones Industrial Average chart measures 30 of the largest and most influential public companies in the stock market. Some companies that are measured by the Dow Jones chart are Verizon, Microsoft, HP, Home Depot and many more.

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