CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shoppers filled up malls and department stores on the last weekend before Christmas, as the weather cooperated to help raise the prospect of a solid finish to a holiday season that has so far produced mixed results.
Crowds were building at stores in and around New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and Los Angeles by midday on Saturday. Some shoppers said they were drawn ...» read full story
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a stock market index of many names.
Often called the Industrial Average, the Dow, the Dow Jones or the Dow 30.
It was envisioned by a Wall Street Journal editor, Charles Dow. The purpose of the
Dow is to show how a selection of the top public US companies are trading.