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Glossary Term: DOW JONES AVERAGES

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1. ) There are four Dow Jones averages that track price changes in various sectors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average tracks the price changes of the stock of 30 industrial companies. The Dow Jones Transportation Average monitors the price changes of the stocks of 20 airlines, railroads and trucking companies. The Dow Jones Utility Average measures the performance of the stock of 15 gas, electric and power companies. The Dow Jones 65 Composite Average monitors the stock of all 65 companies that make up the other three averages. One consistent criticism of the averages is that they're price-weighted, not market-capitalization weighted like the S&P 500. Since each Dow index calculates the average price of its participants, higher priced stocks have a greater influence on index movements than lower-priced stocks. But a stock's price is less significant to the broader market than its market capitalization.



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