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How do you find the stock market's closing value?

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Websites such as CNN Money and MarketWatch list the day’s closing value of major stock market indexes, according to each website. Major market indexes include the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Russell 2000, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq.

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How do you find the stock market's closing value?
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CNN Money and MarketWatch provide comprehensive charts and graphs outlining price movements for each index throughout the course of any trading day. For example, MarketWatch lists all 30 of the Dow components and provides up-to-the-minute price changes for each stock. At the end of the trading day, MarketWatch lists the Dow’s closing price and the percent change from the previous day’s trading, including how well all 30 stocks performed for the day, explains MarketWatch.

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