Definition of Dow Jones Industrial Average in English:

Dow Jones Industrial Average

Syllabification: Dow Jones In·dus·tri·al Av·er·age
Pronunciation: /ˌdou ˌjōnz inˈdəstrēəl ˌav(ə)rij
(also Dow Jones Average)
An index of figures indicating the relative price of shares on the New York Stock Exchange, based on the average price of selected stocks.


from the name of Dow Jones & Co, Inc., a financial news agency founded by Charles H. Dow (1851–1902) and Edward D. Jones (circa1855–1920), American economists whose company compiled the first average of US stock prices in 1884.

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