Dow Jones 65 Composite Average

Business / Taxes / Dow Jones 65 Composite Average: This composite of three Dow Jones averages tracks the stock performance of 65 companies in two major market sectors and the benchmark DJIA. Those averages are the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), the Dow Jones Transportation Average, and the Dow Jones Utility Average.

Other Words for Average

Average Noun Synonyms: mean, norm,ual, standard
Average Adjective Synonyms: normal, common,ual, customary, general, typical, ordinary, regular
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Dow Jones Transportation Average

Business / Taxes / Dow Jones Transportation Average: The Dow Jones Transportation Average tracks the performance of the stocks of 20 airlines, railroads, and trucking companies. It is one of the components of the Dow Jones 65 Composite Average. MORE

Dow Jones Utility Average

Business / Taxes / Dow Jones Utility Average: The Dow Jones Utility Average tracks the performance of the stocks of 15 gas, electric, and power companies, and is one of the components of the Dow Jones 65 Composite Average. MORE

Nail Down

Entertainment / Baseball / Nail Down: As in "nail down a victory.’ Refers to a relief pitcher finishing off the game. MORE

NASDAQ Composite Index

Business / Taxes / NASDAQ Composite Index: The NASDAQ Composite index tracks the prices of all of the securities traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market. That makes it a broader measure of market activity than the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) MORE

Nikkei Stock Average

Business / Finance / Nikkei Stock Average: Applies mainly to international equities. Price-weighted average of 225 stocks of the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange started on May 16, 1949. Japanese equivalent of the U.S. Dow. MORE

Mr. (Or Mrs.) Average

Entertainment / Bowling / Mr. (Or Mrs.) Average: Facetious name for a bowler who doesn't show up, since his or her average is often used to compute team scoring. See also blind. MORE

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