To view the current Dow Jones chart, visit a financial website such as CNN Money and click on the Dow symbol, lists the organization's official website. The home page for CNN Money contains major market index information for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500.
Visitors of CNN Money can find Dow Jones graph information such as previous close price, open price, daily high and daily low, lists the CNN Money website. In addition, the CNN website presents additional financial metrics such as daily volume and average price/earnings ratio. Users can customize the live Dow Jones chart for a particular period. Moreover, users can add another ticker to the chart to compare the Dow Jones market index to other stocks or indexes.
Visitors can also find a list of the companies that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average index, lists CNN Money. As of 2015, some of the more common companies include American Express, Apple, Coca-Cola and General Electric. The price, percentage change and volume figures are available for each company.
Specifically, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is an index of 30 U.S. Industrial stocks. Companies within the index are from multiple sectors, such as financial services, technology and retail, reports the Securities and Exchange Commission.