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Word Origin and History for dow jones

Dow Jones

short for Dow Jones Industrial Average, first published 1884 by Charles Henry Dow (1851-1902) and Edward D. Jones (1856-1920), later publishers of "The Wall Street Journal."

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  • Eddie turned off the radio in the parking lot as the closing Dow-Jones' report was starting.

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