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Kraft to be dropped from Dow Jones index
Kraft Foods Inc. will be replaced in the Dow Jones Industrial Average by UnitedHealth Group Inc., following Kraft's plans to spin off its North American grocery business, S&P Dow Jones Indices announced Friday.
Kraft Foods to Leave Dow; UnitedHealth to Join  New York Times
UnitedHealth Group (UNH) to Join DJIA, Will Replace Kraft (KFT)  StreetInsider.com (subscription)
Dow Jones Industrial Average Forecast September 4, 2012, Technical Analysis
As the Dow Jones has several dividend paying companies in it, it makes sense that this market should continue to rise. If we manage to break above the 13,350 level, this market should absolutely take off.
'Apple effect' fuels Dow and S&P split  Financial Times
5 Ugly Myths About the S&P 500  Investorplace.com
List of Stocks That Make Up the Dow 30
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, also known as the Dow 30 or just the Dow, is a stock market index of 30 large U.S. companies encompassing all industrial sectors except transportation and utilities.
Dow closes at 5-year high
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.5% and the S&P 500 rose 0.3%. The day's gains put the Dow back at its highest level since December 2007, while the S&P 500 is within spitting distance of the multi-year high it reached last week.
Results Announced for 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes Review
David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the S&P Dow Jones Index Committee, S&P Dow Jones Indices: "Over the last several years, we have witnessed a continued and growing interest in long-term oriented investment strategies that include ...
How Does a Stock Market Crash Occur?
A stock market "crashes" when there is a sharp, sudden drop in prices throughout an entire stock index such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average or the Standard & Poore 500. Markets are generally thought to have crashed when prices drop by 10 percent or ...
Stocks end week at multi-year highs
The Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500, and Nasdaq all posted gains between 1.5% and 2.3% for the week. The Dow and S&P 500 are at their highest point since the end of 2007 while the Nasdaq hasn't been at this level since late 2000.
Wall Street wavers ahead of Fed meeting  Crain's New York Business
Wall Street opens higher after German ruling  Reuters India
True meaning of Dow transports' weakness
In previous columns on the subject I have quoted studies suggesting that the transportation sector is a good leading economic indicator, and therefore that we should take its weakness seriously even when the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.11% is ...
Is There a 'Curse of the Dow'?
(Read More: UnitedHealth to Replace Kraft in Dow Industrial Average.) Well ... maybe. You could certainly cite a couple recent examples to support this theory: Take Cisco Systems, which was added in June 2009, to replace General Motors, which had filed ...
Stocks end strong quarter on a weak note
Still, U.S. stocks closed out the third quarter of 2012 posting strong gains: the Dow closed Friday up 4.3%, the S&P 500 gained 5.8%, and the Nasdaq rose 6.2%.