Dow Jones & Company

Dow Jones & Company, based in the United States, publishes The Wall Street Journal daily newspapers and Barron's weekly magazine that both cover U.S and international business and financial news and issues. They also publish The Asian Wall Street Journal and weekly magazine Far Eastern Economic Review in Asia, and The Wall Street Journal Europe in Europe. It was founded in 1882 by three reporters: Charles Dow, Edward Jones and Charles Bergstresser.

Dow Jones & Company is co-owner with NBC of the CNBC television operations in Asia and Europe, which are branded "a service of NBC and Dow Jones." Dow Jones also provides news content to CNBC in the U.S.

Like The New York Times and the Washington Post, the company is family-owned, rather than the subsidiary of a multinational corporation.

The company is also responsible for the following widely used stock market indices:

  • Dow Jones Composite Average
  • Dow Jones Global Titans
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average (often called simply "the Dow")
  • Dow Jones Transportation Average
  • Dow Jones Utility Average
  • Dow Jones U.S. Large Cap Growth
  • Dow Jones U.S. Large Cap Value
  • Dow Jones U.S. Small Cap Growth
  • Dow Jones U.S. Small Cap Value
  • Dow Jones U.S. Total Market

See also: Dowism

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