Real-Time streaming Dow Jones chart of DOW Index with adjustable line type, time frame/period, and optional technical indicators is available here. Although the Dow is compiled to gauge the performance of the industrial sector within the American economy, the index’s performance continues to be influenced by not only corporate and economic reports, but also by domestic and foreign political events such as war and terrorism, as well as by natural disasters that could potentially lead to economic harm.
I said: The Bancroft family and trustees tried to protect this public service role of Dow Jones by writing into the company’s certificate of incorporation, ‘the right of the controlling owners to consider the effect of the business transaction upon the independence and integrity of the corporation’s publications and services and social and economic effects’ ” …They knew the family would be tested someday by an offer like Rupert Murdoch’s.
I’m from Chicago I always been interested in the policy the time of Mushmouth Johnson,Sam Young,the Jones Bros and Ted ‘s a shame that only Ted Roe fought against the mafia in the 50’ we would have stuck together we could have controlled it until the state took over,and even then we would have still found a way to be in business.I wonder if any number running still goes on today.Cause it look like an interesting business.
In what was called on normal day on the 31st, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 10.75 points at 13,096.46. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was down 0.22 point at 1,412.16 and the Nasdaq composite lost 10.72 points to 2,977.23 ( reference here in Business Week ). Trading appeared to be flat on November 5, 2012 and world stocks fell somewhat.
In comparison, after the final Presidential Debate of 2012 (10/22/12), stocks experienced an overall decline on October 23 until the final hour of trading, ending with marginal Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.02% to 13,345.89. The Standard & Poor 500 climbed 0.04% to 1,433.82 and the Nasdaq Composite Index increased 0.4% to 3,016.96 ( reference here at YahooFinance ).