Dow Jones Industrial Average: DJIA Skyrockets on High Optimism

Dow Jones Index (DJIA) Posts Record Close on Good Economic Data The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) hit an all-time high on Monday as the stocks witnessed another strong day. The S&P 500 was lifted higher by the strong financial sector, and the NASDAQ also gained on the back of rallying technology stocks. The better-than-expected services data by the Institute of Supply…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Skyrockets on Bullish Sentiments

Dow Jones (DJIA) Buoyant on Policy Expectations The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) continued its record march as investors looked for new opportunities under President Donald Trump. Sentiments have been bullish since the indication from the Trump administration to invest heavily in building infrastructure, which would lead to higher growth. The probability of a rate hike in December has also…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Plunges As Trump Wins the Race to White House

Dow Jones (DJIA) Futures Crash on Clinton’s Shock Defeat Dow Jones and global markets are staring at big losses as they were caught unawares by the unexpected win of Donald Trump, who is set to become the 45th president of the United States. It was a clean sweep by the Republicans. Earlier, Dow futures had dropped more than 500 points…

Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) Hit by Political Headwinds

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) dropped about 29 points and closed at 17,930.67 on Thursday, November 3. The S&P 500 closed in the negatives for eight straight sessions as the market comes to terms with the fact that there may not be a clear winner in the race for the White House as expected earlier, and the result could…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Takes a Hit on Election Uncertainties

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell about 105 points and closed at 18,037.10 on Tuesday. Investors turned jittery on the rising uncertainties related to next week’s presidential election outcome. The FBI’s renewed investigation of Hillary Clinton’s e-mails appears to have dented the clear lead that the Democratic candidate enjoyed before. According to the latest Washington Post-ABC News Tracking Poll,…

The Last Time This Happened, the Dow Jones Industrial Average Dropped 52%

Crash Coming for Dow Jones Industrial Average? The Dow Jones Industrial Average is soaring after a rough start to the year. Is it time to buy? Don’t be too quick to judge—risks of a major stock market crash in 2016 still remain. There are three indicators that every investor should follow very closely. They are screaming that a stock market…

The 10 Highest Dividend Yields in the Dow Jones Industrial Average

Dow Jones Industrial Average Offers Solid Dividend Ideas If you’re looking for sexy stocks to impress your friends at the next cocktail party, this index isn’t for you. But if you like good, old-fashioned dividends, then you’ll like the Dow Jones Industrial Average just fine. The Dow Jones sometimes gets a bad rap. Its 30 holdings represent only a small…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Opens Higher

Dow Jones Industrial Average Tracks Oil Rally, Climbing Import Prices The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened higher on Tuesday as rallying oil prices and climbing import prices overpowered any disappointment from Alcoa Inc.’s dismal kickoff to earnings season. At 9:35 a.m. in New York, the Dow Jones index added 0.2% to 17,584.42. Twenty stocks were declining as 10 issues were…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Adds 155 Points

Dow Jones Industrial Average Rises Ahead of Earnings Season Start A recovery in the U.S. dollar against the Japanese yen helped the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) to open higher on Monday as investors brace for the corporate earnings season that starts with results from aluminum producer Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA). The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 155 points, or 0.9%,…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Adds 152 Points

U.S. Stocks Gain on Sharp Oil Recovery, Fed Remarks The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 152 points on Friday, helped by a strong recovery in oil prices and Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s upbeat comments on the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped to as high as 17,694.51 before trimming gains to 17,668 at 10:51 a.m. in New…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Tumbles as Oil Drop, Dollar Weakness Weigh

Dow Jones Industrial Average Brushes Good Data The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) tumbled on Thursday as a fresh slump in oil prices and a sharp drop in the U.S. dollar against the yen overshadowed a positive report on U.S. jobless claims. At 2:39 p.m. in New York, the Dow Jones index decreased 187 points, or 1.1%, to 17,528, with…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Opens Lower Despite Positive Jobless Claims Data

Lower Dow Jones Industrial Average Weighs on Sentiment The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell on Thursday despite a positive report on U.S. jobless claims that indicated a healthy labor market in the world’s largest economy. Investors continued to assess minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee and concluded there may be a slight increase in the number of hawks…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Skids Amid Renewed Global Growth Concerns

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) dropped sharply on Tuesday, tracking global stock markets, amid renewed concerns about negative interest rates and oil’s recent rout. The Dow Jones index fell 0.7% to 17,609.14 at 9:47 a.m. Twenty-seven stocks were declining, while three were advancing. The S&P 500 dropped one percent to 2,045.70, and the tech heavy NASDAQ Composite was also…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Opens Lower Despite Solid March Jobs Data

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) opened lower on Friday following another drop in oil prices, brushing aside a strong March jobs report. As of 9:36 a.m. in New York, the Dow Jones index fell 0.6% to 17,573.33. Twenty stocks were declining and 10 issues were advancing. The S&P 500 was down 0.7% at 2,045.66, while the tech heavy NASDAQ…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Ends Turbulent Q1 with 1.6% Gain

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was little changed before the close of trading on Thursday, heading to end a volatile quarter with a nearly 1.6% gain. The Dow Jones index was flat at 17,717.21 as of 3:50 p.m. in New York. 17 shares were declining and 13 issues were advancing. The Dow gauge was headed to end the month…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Gains for 4th Day On Yellen Remarks, Oil Rally

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) advanced for a fourth session in a row on Wednesday, helped by higher oil prices and on the heels of Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s careful approach to hiking interest rates. The Dow Jones index added as many as 157 points before paring gains to trade at 17,726.29, up 93 points, at 12:04 p.m.…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Higher on Yellen Testimony

Dow Jones Trades Near Session Highs on Fed Chair Speech The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) turned higher at noon on Tuesday as Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said the Fed still envisages a gradual pace of interest rate hikes in light of global pressures that could weigh on the U.S. economy. Yellen was speaking during a news conference at…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Fluctuates Ahead of Fed Meeting

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, together with S&P 500 and NASDAQ, fluctuated today as investors took a temporary stop in action ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s meeting on monetary policy this week. As of 2:32 p.m. in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2% at 17,248.38. The 30-member gauge fell as much as 0.3% to 17,161.16…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Rises Sharply as Investors Reassess ECB Plan

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rose more than one percent today as oil prices increased and investors adopted a more positive perspective of the European Central Bank’s recent stimulus measures. As of 3:08 p.m. in New York, the Dow gained 1.2% to 17,193. The S&P 500 increased 1.5% to 2,018, while the tech heavy NASDAQ jumped 1.6% at 4,737.…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Soars After Strong Manufacturing Data

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was trading higher on Tuesday, following a better-than-forecast ISM manufacturing report. The Dow Jones Index was up one percent at 16,686.47 at 10:27 a.m. in New York, after reaching as high as 16,693.97 earlier in the session. Twenty-eight issues out of 30 stocks were in positive territory. At least six stocks gained more than…