Where can you track stock market performance?


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Track the stock market's performance on the Nasdaq website by monitoring the three major stock market indices in the United States: the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 stock index and the NASDAQ Composite. Other major indices are the New York Stock Exchange Composite and the Amex Composite.

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The Dow Jones and the S&P 500 track large blue chip companies while the NASDAQ Composite tracks mostly technology companies. The Nasdaq website tracks more than 20 major indices that are grouped according to sector, trade or region, allowing investors to properly benchmark their investments. On any trading day, investors can track the percentage change of the indices, as well as their highest and lowest prices for the day.

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