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When was the Dow Jones Industrial Average founded?


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Answered 2013-06-23 04:01:55

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.

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