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The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is a price-weighted stock market index that measures the stock performance of 30 large companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States.

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Why is so much focus put on the Dow Jones Industrial Average?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is derived from the sum of the stock prices of 30 large-cap companies, divided by the Dow Divisor which, at the moment is actually a multiplier. It's mostly NYSE ...
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How to determine date that an ETF must be owned to be eligible for the dividend payment?

According to Investopedia.com: Similar to an individual company's stock, an ETF sets an ex-dividend date, a record date, and a payment date. These dates determine who receives the dividend and when ...
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Does the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) always have 30 constituent companies?

I know that the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) started with 12 industrial companies in 1896, but that's not what I'm asking about here. I'm asking about its contemporary version. The S&P 500 ...
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Are the S&P 500 and DOW “performance index” or normal/price index?

I've just learned that (apparently) the term "performance-based index" or "performance index" is used to describe an index that sort of includes dividends. So (based on this web ...
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Can I convert shares in an index ETF into shares of the index constituents?

Suppose I own many shares of the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust (NYSE Arca: DIA). How can I convert those shares in DIA into shares of the 30 components of the DJIA?