Finance 101: Dow Jones Explained

The Seattle Times

Difficulty: 3/10; Read time: 3 minutes


This is a quick overview of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and how it is calculated. Answers questions like:

  • What is the Dow Jones industrial average?
  • How is it calculated?
  • Is it relevant to the current economy?


Recommended as a very quick read to understand the basics of the DJIA