Definitions for "Dow Jones"
Keywords:  jones, djia, york, arithmetic, djta
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) index, which reflects the movement of the world's first stock market. It is composed of the 32 most traded stocks of the NYSE. Currently there are three more Dow Jones Indexes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) which is composed of 30 industrial stocks. The Dow Jones Transport Average (DJTA) composed of 20 stocks belonging to the transport industry (by rail, land or air) and finally DJUA (Dow Jones Utility Average), which is composed of 15 stocks belonging to the electrical and gas sectors. Top of this page
The stock market indicator for the New York Stock Exchange is updated every minute while the New York Stock Exchange is trading and is the most widely used measure of value of American corporates.