How Now Dow?

March 2009
DRIP Investor;Mar2009, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p1
In this article the author discusses the possible ways to make the stock market moving again in 2009 in the U.S. He is critical regarding the stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average as a price-weighted index, which means that the highest-priced stocks in the Dow shoulder the greatest weight in the index. Also investigated is the outcome if a stockholder will own a stock at the S&P 500 Index or at Dow Jones.


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