History of Dow Jones Average?

Answer For more than a century, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) has been used by investors to gauge the overall trend of the stock market. During this history, the Dow has tracked the performance ... Read More »

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What does the Dow Jones Average mean?

The Dow, Dow Jones Average or Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) are all terms for a measure of the profitability of the New York Stock Exchange. The DJIA does not measure the stock value of every... Read More »

Why is John Paul Jones important to American history?

One of the most renowned figures in American history is credited with being the nation's first naval hero. John Paul Jones captained the USS Bon Homme Richard in the revolutionary war.United States... Read More »

What was the highest Dow Jones average?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, sometimes known by the acronym DJIA, reached its peak in 2007. On October 9 of that year, the DJIA closed at 14,164.53, the all-time, record-high close.References... Read More »

What was the Dow Jones average in 1994?

In 1994, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fluctuated over a range of values. It began the year at 3834 , reached an annual low of 3521 in April, and traded at a high of 4003 (then a record), before... Read More »