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Be Your Own Dow

How many stocks will you have in your average?
What stocks will you include? Are they a cross section of various companies or representative of a certain sector?
What is the name of your average?
How will you weight your stocks in your average?
Calculate your average based on yesterday's closing prices.
If you were to compare your average to the DJIA, how would you do it? How many data points would you want?
a place to look up stock prices
Yahoo Finance

This program was made possible by a generous grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.

The FINRA Investor Education Foundation, established in 2003 by FINRA, supports innovative research and educational projects that give underserved Americans the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for financial success throughout life. For details about grant programs and other FINRA Foundation initiatives, visit

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