Tag: Dow Jones

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Retail sales post big gain in September as consumers show unexpected strength

October 16, 2020


Consumers spent at a much faster pace than expected in September, with retail sales rising 1.9% in a sign that the U.S. economy’s biggest driver remains healthy. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones expected sales to increase 0.7%, up from a […]

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Fast Facts On The Dow Jones Stock Index

February 2, 2016

Via: Forbes Markets

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, a.k.a. the Dow, is the second oldest U.S. stock index, preceded only by the Dow Jones Transportation Average. Named after Wall Street Journal editor Charles Dow and statistician Edward Jones (no relation to the investment […]