Q: What's "the Dow"? - P.D., Akron, Ohio A: It's the Dow Jones industrial average, created in 1896 by Charles Dow, who also established the Wall Street Journal. Though many people think of the Dow as a representation of the entire stock market, it's really just an index of 30 major American comp
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