Dow Jones Industrials

The Dow Jones Industrials Average is an index that comprises 30 stocks. Originally founded in 1896, it is now owned by the Dow Jones Company. The Dow Jones Industrials index is price-weighted. While many households follow the Dow Jones Industrials, it is increasingly becoming outdated as many more current indexes are far more representative of the markets.

The Only Way to Beat Rising Gasoline Prices

By Friday, February 22, 2013

Beat Rising Gasoline PricesWith remarkable consistency, oil stocks continue to do great on the stock market. Even though spot oil seems to be stuck below $100.00 a barrel, gasoline prices have been going up for the last month, as U.S. refiners use January and February for maintenance shutdowns.

Any way you cut it, oil remains a huge part of our daily lives, and mos… Read More

Large-Caps Shine as Dow Jones Industrial Average Toys with All-Time High

By Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Industrial Average Toys with All-Time HighAny way you slice it, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had a great January—one of the best in years. Yet the stock market still isn’t trading all that well. In fact, I don’t really like the trading action at all. The market has kind of been ignoring news, both good and bad, and moving listlessly, without trend. If the uncertainty in … Read More

U.S. Oil Gushing, Oil Stocks Getting Ready to Move

By Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Oil Stocks Getting Ready to MoveThe stock market’s recent breakout has legs, and there’s more optimism for the economy and corporate earnings this year. The stock market had a very strong start to the year, with the Dow Jones Industrials leading the way. Transportation stocks have turned strong, and the NASDAQ Composite is moving solidly. Even the price of oil … Read More

Intel’s Share Price Says It All

By Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Intel’s Share Price Says It AllThe Dow Jones Industrials gave up most of their gains this year in the recent stock market selloff; given current fundamentals, this market is oversold. Strife in the Middle East definitely affected investor sentiment last week, but the market is now betting that U.S. policymakers will address the fiscal cliff issue before the end o… Read More

S&P 500 up Against a Wall Following Slight Breakdown

By Friday, October 19, 2012

Wall Following Slight BreakdownThe S&P 500 is up against a bit of a wall and has to convincingly break 1,465 again, which it achieved in mid-September, in order to accelerate. A lot of corporate earnings have been decent, but quite a few are reporting light visibility for the fourth quarter, and this is no surprise. The stock market peaked mid-September when the m… Read More