How Do You Check the Dow Jones Performance Versus Nasdaq and S&P?

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Financial websites such as CNN Money and CNBC provide side-by-side quotes of major market indexes, including the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500. CNN Money displays most of the market data in real time except for the Dow, where there is a delay by two minutes.

CNBC and CNN Money both provide the day’s current market price for each of the indexes, allowing users to easily check the performance of one market to another on any given trading day. The data includes the percentage rise or fall of each index during any given trading day and how many total points the indexes rose or fell.

The websites allow users to compare the current price major market indexes to the current price of world markets, such as the London FTSE 100 and the Japan 225, notes each website. CNN Money provides users with the day’s top financial stories and how they affect the overall markets. CNBC offers extended market data, including Dow 30 real-time quotes and Dow 30 after-hours quotes. CNN Money features a fear and greed index that gauges the overall sentiment of investors and what they believe drives the current price of major market indexes.