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Where do you go online to monitor the Dow Jones stock market live?

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CNBC.com provides real time quotes for all 30 of the stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Information includes current bid or ask prices, percent change, high and low prices for the day and the day's previous closing price.

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Where do you go online to monitor the Dow Jones stock market live?
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The 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones are large capitalization companies with historically strong fundamentals. Some of the most recognizable companies include Microsoft, Disney, Nike and McDonald's. Many economists use the Dow Jones as a leading indicator for the overall health of the U.S. economy. World markets rise and fall based on the performance of the Dow Jones. Charles Dow created the index in 1896.

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