Do the Dow Jones Live Index Futures Have a Delay?


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There is a delay on all stock indices futures, including the Dow Jones index futures, and the information is not guaranteed to be accurate, according to Investing.com. This is because stock indices futures are made up of information provided by market makers, not the exchanges themselves.

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The Real-Time Stock Indices Futures page on Investing.com contains information from various market sources about several international exchanges, including the Dow Jones and Nasdaq. Because these prices do not come directly from the exchanges, they may vary from the actual market price. These prices should be used only as indicative of actual market value, as noted in the risk disclaimer from Investing.com. The disclaimer further states that prices are not real-time and are provided for informational purposes only, and cautions that they are not appropriate for trading.

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