ADVFN Videos
Information on different aspects of investing
Stock Market
What is the stock market?
Forex Trading
What is forex trading?
What is the NASDAQ?
What is the AMEX?
Currency Exchange
What is a currency exchange?
What is the NYSE?
Dow Jones Industrial Average
What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average?
Stock Quotes
What are stock quotes?
What is the LSE?
FTSE 100
What is the FTSE 100?
What are commodities?
Commodity Trading
What is commodity trading?
Dow Jones Index
What is the Dow Jones index ?
Penny Stocks
What are penny stocks?
S&P 500
What is the S&P 500?
Share Prices
What are share prices?
Stock Charts
What are stock charts?
Stock Exchange
What is a stock exchange?
Stock Trading
What is stock trading?

Dow Jones Industrial Average

8 of 20   

Dow Jones Industrial Average

Click the play button to begin

Dow Jones Industrial Average

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (also now as the Dow Jones, the Dow 30 or just the Dow) is a price weighted average of 30 of the most actively traded shares on the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ.

The Dow is calculated using a price-weighted indexing system, rather than the more common market-cap weighted indexing. This means that the constituent companies' influence on the index that is proportional to its price.

The stocks included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average change from time to time and generally represent about 20% of the market value of all shares traded on the NYSE.

To find out more about this or anything else on ADVFN get in touch on or give us a call on 0207 0700 961 in the UK or 888 992 3836 in the US.

8 of 20   
Your Recent History
Gulf Keyst..
FTSE 100
UK Sterlin..
Stocks you've viewed will appear in this box, letting you easily return to quotes you've seen previously.

Register now to create your own custom streaming stock watchlist.

By accessing the services available at ADVFN you are agreeing to be bound by ADVFN's Terms & Conditions

P:34 V:us D:20161028 16:13:59