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Dow Jones Industrial Average

A Brief Look at the History of the Dow Jones Industrial Average Not much had changed in the twelve years between Mr. Dow’s eleven stocks’ first appearance in the daily financial bulletin, Customer’s Afternoon Letter, and the twelve ‘smokestack’ companies that debuted on the Dow Jones Industrial Average on May 26, 1896. An interesting thing to notice is how nearly the entire list is populated by industrial stocks. This is a far cry from the commodity and retail rich list of today. Moving ahead...

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Using Simple Regression Model to Explain the Relationship Between 3-Month T-Bill Rate and Dow-Jones Index

rate and Dow Jones Index Index 1. Introduction………………………………………………3 2. Modeling the relationship between the 3-Month T-bill rates and Dow Jones Index (First Model)……………………3 3. Hypothesis and Testing…………………………………...4 4. Empirical Analysis………………………………………...5 5. Further Comparison………………………………………5 6. Conclusion…………………………………………………7 7. Appendix……………………………………………………8 8. Reference…………………………………………………..10 1. Introduction The 3-month T-bill rates and Dow Jones index are...

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average

The Dow Jones Industrial Average: What is it and where did it come from? Logan B. Bryant Dr. Ritchie – ABUS 478 University of South Carolina – Aiken Spring 2009 Dow Jones & Company (as it was called in the beginning) was founded in 1882 by Charles Henry Dow, Edward Davis Jones, and Charles Milford Bergstresser in a small basement office at 15 Wall Street in New York (dowjones.com). In May 1986, editor of the Wall Street Journal and founder of Dow Jones & Company, Charles Dow, first...

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Correlation of Us Stock Markets with Indian Stock Markets.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), also referred to as the Industrial Average, the Dow Jones, the Dow 30, or simply the Dow, is a stock market index, and one of several indices created by Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company co-founder Charles Dow. The average is named after Dow and one of his business associates, statistician Edward Jones. It is an index that shows how 30 large, publicly owned companies based in the United States have traded during a standard trading session...

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Otis Assignment

OTIS LE#1 (October 31, 2012) • Dow Jones industrial average with the largest market cap is Exxon (XOM). • Dow Jones Industrial average with the smallest market cap is Alcoa Inc. (AA). • The company with the highest P/E ratio is AT&T (T). Initially our process of choosing stocks fell into two high-level categories; a look-back and a look forward approach. Many of our stocks (AAPL, ORCL, IBM) were picked after much research into “the numbers.” Members of our group that looked at historical...

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Stock Case

Stock Case: Dow 30 Case How do you create a diversified stock portfolio? Introduction Our goal was to create an optimal diversified portfolio consisting of the Dow Jones Index. We used the modern portfolio theory which maximizes expected portfolio return for the amount of risk taken by taking the stock weights in to consideration. Our group consisted of risk averse investors; therefore we diversified our portfolio with all 30 Dow Jones stocks because we wanted to achieve an acceptable return...

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Financial Analysis of Steel Industry - Arcelormittal and Us Steel

downwards. The metals and mining industry is comprised of companies that engage in exploration, mine development, and ore mining. The industry includes precious metals mining for metals such as gold, silver, platinum as well as mining and processing industrial metals such as steel, copper, & aluminum. The industry is mature, cyclical, capital intensive and dominated by large companies. Some of the major names in the Steel Sector of this industry are Commercial Metals (CMC), Steel Dynamics (STLD),...

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Unemployment in America

at ways to cut costs in order to stay afloat. One way to reduce expenses is to lay off more workers, resulting in a seemingly endless cycle as even fewer families are able to spend money to rejuvenate the companies’ business levels.   Quarterly Average Unemployment Rates and Changes July 2006 through March 2009 Date Percent unemployed Change in percentage 06Q3 4.7 06Q4 4.4 (0.30) 07Q1 ...

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Global Smart Glass Market

Group E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) PPG Industries Inc. Saint-Gobain SA Other Prominent Vendors 3M ASG AutoGlass Balcony Systems BASF Bayer Cardinal Glass Industries Carlex ChromoGenics Citala Corning Domoticware Dow Chemical Garware Suncontrol Gentex Gesimat GKN Group GlasNovations Heliotrope Technologies Hitachi Chemicals ICE AV Innovative Glass InvisiShade Kinestral Technologies LTI Smart Glass NeoView Kolon Nippon Sheet Glass Pleotint Polytronix...

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Buy Nothing Day Research Paper

effects of each day, the outcomes of both days are minimalistic in the long term. Thus my position on a Buy Nothing Day is mutual, this means that I am neither for nor against either side, but have points defending or attacking the day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is at an all-time high according to google finance (www.google.com/finance), which is a good indication that our economy is doing. It is a weighted indicator of how the stock market is doing, which in turn is a lot of people’s money. If...

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