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Dow Jones Industrial average Index

Dow JonesDow Jones industrial average is a US stock index composed of 30 large US based public companies .It was started by the Dow Jones company founder and owner Charles Dow in 1896 .This stock exchange index depicts the trading performance of these 30 companies during a stock trading session.It is one of the most important American stock exchange indexes.

Dow Jones industrial average is calculated through price weighted average. Many stock experts think that this index is not a valid representation of the overall stock market performance,as it consists of only 30 companies.

 

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