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.

Other Words for Average

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

Dow Theory

Business / Finance / Dow Theory: The best known U.S. index of stocks. A price-weighted average of 30 actively traded blue-chip stocks, primarily industrials including, stocks that trade on the New York Stock Exchange. The Dow, as it MORE

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), MORE

Down Round

Business / Finance / Down Round: Used in the context of general equities. Technical theory that a major trend in the stock market must be confirmed by simultaneous movement of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Dow Jones Transp MORE

Nail Down

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

On Downs

Entertainment / Football / On Downs: The term used to describe a team’s loss of possession if it fails to reach the necessary line on a fourth down play. MORE


Business / Finance / Pay-Down: In a Treasury refunding, the amount by which the par value of the securities maturing exceeds that of those sold. In the context of general equities, paying a lower price in an accumulation of stock. MORE