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Dow Jones index since 1925, in constant 2009 dollars; it covers 30 industrials on the New York Stock Exchange

A stock market is a list of stocks, or jointly held and publicly traded shares of a corporations.[1] The stocks usually bear some relation to each other: for example, in America, the Dow Jones Industrial Average market is a list of heavy industry and traditional American companies, whereas the Nasdaq consists mostly of technology-based stocks. Other major cities in industrailized countries have stock exchanges, including "London, Paris, Milan, Hong Kong, Toronto and Tokyo."[2]

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Wall Street

References

  1. Harvey, Campbell R. (2011). Stock Market. Financial Glossary. NASDAQ. Retrieved on 30 October 2014.
  2. What Is A Stock Exchange And What Does It Do?. SES (2014). Retrieved on 30 October 2014. “Most of the world’s industrialized nations have one or more stock exchanges. Among the largest are those in London, Paris, Milan, Hong Kong, Toronto and Tokyo.”

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