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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 does the Dow Jones Industrial Average index go up in the long run although the constituents have changed since created?

I'm aware that there are 30 constituents in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and has always been since the index was created in 1896, but why and how does this index keep going up in the long run ...
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How total volume indicator $TVOLI is calculated?

The value of dow jones industrial average total volume indicator "$TVOLI" is just about 50,000 , while there are millions of shares traded each day in these 30 stocks. How is this indicator ...
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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?
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