Dow is defined as the Dow Jones Industrial Average, a stock market index that tracks the daily price of shares of stock of 30 large publicly-owned companies sold on the US stock exchanges.
An example of the Dow is a stock market index that was named after Charles Dow, the Wall Street Journal editor, and Edward Jones, a statistician.
Dow definition by Webster's New World
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Dow definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Charles Henry 1851-1902.
American economist and publisher who with Edward D. Jones (1856-1920) established Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (1882), a publisher of financial bulletins. In 1889 he founded the Wall Street Journal.
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, Herbert Henry 1866-1930.
American chemist and manufacturer who developed and patented more than 100 chemical processes and founded the Dow Chemical Company (1897).
dow - Business Definition
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dow - Computer Definition
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dow - Investment & Finance Definition