Dow Jones average


: an index of the relative price of securities

Word History


Charles H. Dow †1902 & Edward D. Jones †1920 American financial statisticians

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Dow Jones average was in 1922

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“Dow Jones average.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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