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Dow Jones Industrial Average

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an index of certain stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange, computed by the Dow Jones publishing company as a weighted average of the prices of the common stocks of 30 specific companies classified as "industrial". The Dow Jones Industrial Average is often taken as an indicator of the movement of American stock prices generally, though other indices are maintained, averaging the prices of other stocks, and these often change in opposite directions from those of the DJIA.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an indicator of stock market prices; based on the share values of 30 blue-chip stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange

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Examples

  • In contrast, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stock index has lost 3.8% and the Standard & Poor's 500 is down 7.4% over the same period.

    Treasury Niche Beats Gold

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its biggest one-day gain since May 27, rising 2.8% to 10,018.28, after bullish U.S. retail chain store sales, improved earnings guidance from State Street, and optimism over European bank stress tests.

    Most Asia Stocks, Currencies Rise

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell sharply when Mr. Bernanke's remarks to the Senate panel were released and then recovered somewhat to end the day at 10120.53, down 109 points.

    Bernanke Prepared, but Reluctant, to Act on Economy

  • That day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 700 points in eight minutes.

    Pilot Program

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted a second increase in a row, ending 4.69 points higher at 10409.46, led by industrial components

    BP's Moves Fuel DJIA's Gain of 4.69

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 143 points, losing 1.6 percent of its value and nearly 5 percent for the week, which was the worst week since November.

    CNN Transcript Jan 10, 2009

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 29 points, to close at 8474.

    CNN Transcript May 19, 2009

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its third straight gain, ending 258.30 points higher, up 2.9%, at 9034.69 -- up 6.5% over its recent winning streak.

    Stocks Extend Rally Into the New Year

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average has lost 21% year to date, off 51% since its October 2007 record.

    The Next Big Bailout Decision: Insurers

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 25 points, to end the day at 8057.

    CNN Transcript Apr 13, 2009

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