DEFINITION of 'Dow Jones U.S. Market Index'
A market-capitalization-weighted index maintained by Dow Jones Indexes providing broad-based coverage of the U.S. stock market. The Dow Jones U.S. Market Index, considered a total market index, represents the top 95% of the U.S. stock market based on market capitalization.
Also known as the "Dow Jones U.S. Index".
BREAKING DOWN 'Dow Jones U.S. Market Index'
The index will include most stocks except the very smallest and least-liquid U.S. stocks. The Dow Jones large-cap, mid-cap, small-cap, value and growth indexes are constructed from the stock constituents of the Dow Jones U.S. Market Index.