Dow Jones



Dow Jones is a combination of the names of business partners Charles Dow and Edward Jones.

Dow Jones & Company

Dow, Jones and Charles Bergstresser founded
Dow Jones & Company Dow Jones & Company, Inc. is an American publishing firm owned by News Corp and led by CEO Almar Latour. The company publishes ''The Wall Street Journal'', '' Barron's'', ''MarketWatch'', ''Mansion Global'', '' Financial News'' and '' Private ...
in 1882. That company eventually became a subsidiary of News Corp, and publishes ''
The Wall Street Journal ''The Wall Street Journal'' is an American business-focused, international daily newspaper based in New York City, with international editions also available in Chinese and Japanese. The ''Journal'', along with its Asian editions, is published ...
'' among other publications.

Stock market indices

In 2010, 90% of the Dow Jones Indexes subsidiary was sold to the CME Group. Since 2012, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC — a joint venture between S&P Global, the CME Group, and News Corp — produces, maintains, licenses, and markets stock market indices. Among these indices are: *
Dow Jones Industrial Average The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), Dow Jones, or simply the Dow (), is a stock market index of 30 prominent companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States. The DJIA is one of the oldest and most commonly followed equity inde ...
, one of the most widely utilized indices of the US stock market, measuring the stock performance of 30 large companies *
Dow Jones Transportation Average The Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJTA, also called the "Dow Jones Transports") is a U.S. stock market index from S&P Dow Jones Indices of the transportation sector, and is the most widely recognized gauge of the American transportation secto ...
, the oldest stock index in use * Dow Jones Utility Average, tracking the performance of 15 prominent U.S. utility companies * Dow Jones Global Indexes, a family of international equity indexes * Dow Jones Composite Average, tracking 65 prominent companies * Dow Jones Global Titans 50 See also: *
S&P 500 The Standard and Poor's 500, or simply the S&P 500, is a stock market index tracking the stock performance of 500 large companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States. It is one of the most commonly followed equity indices. As of D ...

Sustainability indices

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), launched in 1999, are a family of indices evaluating the sustainability performance of thousands of companies.

See also

* * Dow Jones and the Industrials, an American music band 1979–1981 {{Media set index S&P Dow Jones Indices