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Dow Jones index closes at new 5-year high
NEW YORK -- The stock market rally, powered by a drop in the unemployment rate to 7.8%, its lowest level since January 2009, boosted the Dow Jones industrial average to a fresh five-year high even as other benchmark indexes closed lower Friday. A jobs ...
Inside the Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA)
The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) and the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA) are two such products by State Street Global Advisors which track the S&P 500 and the DJIA, respectively.
S&P 500 dips after four days of gains; earnings eyed  Reuters
Stocks mixed after US unemployment rate drops
10 lessons from the market crash of 1987
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - Twenty-five years ago, on Oct. 19,1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged almost 23%, its largest one-day percentage-point drop ever.
US Financial Markets No Safer From Crash Risks, 25 Years Later  ABC News
The Crash of October 19, 25 Years Later  Power Line (blog)
Stocks log worst day since June
Still, both the S&P 500 and the Dow eked out gains of 0.3% for the week, while the Nasdaq dropped 1.2%. The tech sector continued to disappoint Friday, a day after two tech giants, Microsoft (MSFT) and Google (GOOG), reported results that fell short of ...
Stocks close out weak month with a whimper
U.S. stocks ended a weak month on a mixed note Wednesday as the markets reopened following a two-day closure due to Hurricane Sandy.
Disney buys Lucasfilm for $4 billion
Following the release of Episode VII in 2015, "our long term plan is to release a new Star Wars feature film every two to three years," Iger said. Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX, Iger said, would follow "probably on a cadence of every other year and ...
Stocks should rise in 4th quarter if history holds
Consider what I found upon feeding into my PC's statistical software the data for the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.03% back to the late 1800s, when this benchmark was created.
What Is a Price-Weighted Index?
The way the Dow Jones is structured makes it a “price-weighted index,” thus each stock influences the index in proportion to its price per share. The value of the index is generated by adding the prices of each of its component stocks, then dividing ...
Stock investors: Don't fight QE3 in Q4
As you can see in the chart below, 2012 is on the track of Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.73% performances during years when incumbents won reelection.
Stocks tumble on growth worries
Alcoa (AA) sold off sharply and weighed on the Dow after the aluminum producer cut its forecast for Chinese demand late Tuesday.