What are the average stocks of the Dow Jones industrial?


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The Dow Jones Industrial Average consists of stocks from 30 industrial companies that combine together to form an average indicator of the market as a whole. The group comes from a representative sample of companies including communications, technology and transportation.

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As of 2014, the stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average include Microsoft, 3M, Proctor and Gamble, Goldman Sachs Group, Pfizer, Merck and Co., Intel, JP Morgan Chase, Verizon, United Health, Travelers, American Express, Cisco Systems, General Electric, McDonald’s, Walt Disney, United Technologies, AT&T, El du Pont de Nemura and Co., NIKE, Johnson & Johnson, Coca-Cola, Exxon Mobile, The Home Depot, Wal-Mart Stores, Caterpillar, Boeing, International Business Machines, Chevron and Visa. These stocks serve to provide the market with an assessment on the state of the economy.

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