Dow Jones has a real name Charles Dow, who established the index along with his business partner Edward Jones.
Do you know the Dow Jones Industrial Average Stock Index?
Created in 1896, it is one of the oldest stock indexes, and its performance is widely considered a useful indicator of the health of the entire U.S. stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is an index of not only stocks in the industrials sector; it includes stocks from most sectors and industries, except for utilities and specific transportation, which could be measured by other indexes such as the Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJINDICES:^DJT). The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a “world-renowned gauge of the U.S. equity market.
Companies in the Dow Jones Industrial Average
You can get to know around 30 stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average:
- American Expres
- Cisco Systems
- Dow Goldman Sachs
- Home Depot
- Honeywell International
- Johnson & Johnson
- JPMorgan Chase
- Procter & Gamble
- UnitedHealth Group
- Walgreens Boots Alliance
Dow Jones Futures
When you closely observe the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 indexes, it’s easy to see the commodities trading, this is the point where you can trade commodities and futures contracts on the index without buying into securities.
Anybody new to the futures market, might, at first, feel confused by Dow Futures.
Dow Jones recent jolts of inflation.
Recently it’s been observed a sheer drop of 50 points on Tuesday in the Dow Jones Industrial Average Tuesday. This is something like a predicted inflation report. Also, it’s remarkable to notice that earnings season shut down with strong reports from Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan. And Tesla stock also observed a reversal lower in morning trade.