Dow Jones Industrial Average Chart Today (2)

Dow Jones TodayDow 30 Components – Top 30 Companies, exchange traded symbols, along with the industries and the date they were included in DJIA. American stock market Dow Jones has shown better performance than Indian stock market BSE Sensex since that day. As on October 19, 2009 Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex is at 17326 and American Stock market Dow Jones is at 10092. Dow Jones has recovered much since October 19 and BSE Sensex lost hundreds of points. In other terms Dow Jones of America has gained 628 points in comparison to BSE Sensex of India. Dow Jones has gained 120 points and BSE Sensex is up by 379 points during these days. BSE Sensex of Bombay Stock Exchange representing Indian stock market is 89% higher than Dow Jones Industrial average representing US stock market.

BSE Sensex is close to previous and all time high where as Dow Jones is lagging far behind its previous high. Dow Jones have gained 1748 points during this period from 8659 points to 10407. Sensex was 1417 points higher than Dow Jones (Approximately 16%) on December 18, 2008. Bombay Stock exchange Sensex is 6936 points higher than Dow Jones as on December 31, 2009. Bombay Stock exchange Sensex is 66 percent higher than Dow Jones as on December 31, 2009. Dow Jones Industrial average is trading at 17090.89 at the time of writing this update. The Dow fell 22.61% on Black Monday (1987) from about the 2,500 level to around 1,750.Dow Jones Today

On February 19, 2008, Chevron and Bank of America replaced Altria Group and Honeywell Chevron was previously a Dow component from July 18, 1930, to November 1, 1999. The largest one-day percentage drop occurred on Black Monday ; October 19, 1987, when the average fell 22.61%. On October 13, 1989, the Dow stumbled into another downfall, the 1989 Mini-Crash which initiated the collapse of the junk bond market as the Dow registered a loss of almost 7%. On May 3, 2013, the Dow surpassed the 15,000 mark for the first time, while later on November 18, it closed above the 16,000 level.

The Dow fell 14.3% from the mid-9,000 level to the low 8,000 level after the September 11, 2001 attacks Exchanges were closed between September 11 and 17. For the decade, the Dow saw a rather substantial pullback for a negative return from the 11,497 level to 10,428, a loss of a little over 9%. During the summer of 2015, the Dow began to retreat from its all-time high due to overwhelming economic factors entering correction (10 to 20 percent drop from all-time high) for the first time since 2011.

By October, the Dow had exited correction rallying 14% from its August lows, but failed to hit a record high set back in May. That is, when the Dow trades in negative territory, the ETF trades higher; thus, making it not needed to sell short if one has a bearish goal in mind. Certainly there is no chart showing PWGFM buying and selling…they’re apparently exempt from SEC registration as market participants. The inclusion of a company in the Dow Jones Industrial Average does not depend on defined criteria.

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