The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a stock market index that gauges the performance of the top 30 performing companies in the American market. Founded in 1896, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (also known as the Dow or DJIA) is one of the longest-running and most-watched indices in the world.
Today, about two-thirds of the 30 companies are actually industrial, with the other components come from other industries like financial services, entertainment and information. Many investment firms offer the Dow as an exchange-trade fund for investment. However, the Dow is also commonly used as a convenient benchmark for economic conditions in the United States, and beyond, with the impact of global economic events that affect American companies. The Dow is price-weighted.
The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) is Canada's largest and oldest equities trading and capital raising market. The TSX is part of TMX Group, which is a publicly traded company that operates several Canadian markets and clearinghouses for equities, cash, derivatives, fixed income and energy. The TSX dates back to 1852, when it was an association of 12 Canadian businessmen. The exchange was formally founded on 25 October 1861, when 18 stocks could be traded. In 1977 it became the world's first stock exchange to introduce computer-assisted trading. In the late 1990s it became the first exchange to introduce decimal trading…
Achieving success in the foreign exchange (forex) marketplace can be challenging. Nonetheless, traders from around the globe, both experienced and novice, attempt to do exactly that on a daily basis. Given the above-average failure rate of new entrants to the market, one has to wonder how long-run profitability may be attained via forex trading. Among the many ways that forex participants approach the market is through the application of technical analysis. By definition, technical analysis is the study of past and present price action for the accurate prediction of future market behaviour. The premier tools for the practice of technical…
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