Charles Dow

  1. The Unsung Pioneers Of Finance

    We all know names like Rockefeller, but there are other influential pioneers of finance ...
  2. The Pioneers Of Technical Analysis

    Every time an investor talks about getting in low or picking entry and exit points, ...
  3. Giants of Finance: Charles Dow

    Find out how this financial visionary helped everyday people enter the world of finance. ...
  4. A History Of Wall Street Profitability

    Learn about the performance of the Dow Jones Industrial Averages (DJIA) through the ...
  5. The Top Position Holders In The DJIA

    Find out who the major players are in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and who has ...
  6. How Stock Market Indexes Changed Investing

    Find out how the first market averages were calculated and what they mean for investors ...
  1. Who owns Dow Jones & Company?

    Learn how the purchase of Dow Jones & Company by News Corp. included the acquisition of The Wall Street Journal, Barron's ...
  2. When did the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) begin?

    Discover how the Dow Jones Industrial Average, first published in 1896, was created as a way to inform investors of the overall ...
  3. Why is the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) price weighted?

    Learn how the Dow Jones Industrial Average has told the story of the broad market through its simple, price-weighted calculation ...
  4. Who were the original Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) companies?

    Discover how the 12 original companies in the Dow Jones Industrial Average reflected broad market trends and how the present ...
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