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The DJIA is the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is the most watched equity index in the USA and the world. This equity index is a simple average of the prices of the 30 stocks in the index. This is often also referred to as a price weighted index. Compare this to the S&P500 equity index which is a value weighted index.

The DJIA is often referred to by its ticker symbol which is $INDU.

The components of the DJIA in January 2012 were:

MMM 3M Co.
AA Alcoa Inc.
AXP American Express Co.
BAC Bank of America
BA Boeing Co.
CAT Caterpillar Inc.
CVX Chevron
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc.
KO Coca-Cola Co.
DD E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co.
XOM Exxon Mobil
GE General Electric Co.
HPQ Hewlett-Packard
HD Home Depot Inc.
INTC Intel Corp.
IBM International Business Machines Corp.
JNJ Johnson & Johnson
JPM JPMorgan Chase
KFT Kraft Foods Inc. Cl A
MCD McDonald's Corp.
MRK Merck & Co. Inc.
MSFT Microsoft Corp.
PFE Pfizer Inc.
PG Procter & Gamble Co.
TRV Travelers Cos.
UTX United Technologies Corp.
VZ Verizon Communications
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
DIS Walt Disney Co.

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