Teacher Resources: Economic Barometer

Description

The Dow Jones Industrial Average if one of several stock market indices created by the nineteenth century Wall Street Journal editor Charles Dow. It is an index that shows how certain stocks have traded on the New York Stock Exchange. The average is computed from the stock prices of 30 of the largest and most widely held public companies in the United States.

Sources

http://finance.yahoo.com/q/hp?s=%5EDJI&a=09&b=1&c=1928&d=02&e=25&f=2009&g=m