Dow Jones Transportation Average

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Dow Jones Transportation Average

A stock market index founded in 1884 by Charles Dow tracking (usually) 20 companies in the transportation industry. It is a price-weighted index, meaning that stocks with higher prices per share affect the average more. It also scales its averages to account for stock splits and other changes in the companies tracked. It includes stocks in shipping, airlines, trucking, railroads, and similar industries. It is the oldest actively used stock index in the world.

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.

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compiles and maintains other averages like the Dow Jones transports, an index of airline, rail and other transportation, shares.
Equity Indexes 10/31/2015 YTD Return S&P 500 2,079 1.00% Dow Jones Industrials 17,664 -0.90% NASDAQ Composite 5,054 6.70% NYSE Composite 10,461 -3.50% Dow Jones Total Stock Market 21,505 0.40% Dow Jones Transports 8,128 -11.10% Dow Jones Utilities 581 -6.10% Selected Interest Rates 10/31/2015 8/31/2015 Fed Funds Rate 0.07% 0.07% 3 Month Libor 0.33% 0.33% Prime Rate 3.25% 3.25% 15 Year Mortgage 2.98% 3.36% 30 Year Mortgage 3.76% 4.20% 1 Year ARM 2.54% 2.43% 3 Month Treasury Bill 0.08% 0.00% 3 Year Treasury Note 1.05% 0.92% 30 Year Treasury Bond 2.93% 2.87% 10 Year Inflation Indexed Treas.
Equity Indexes 9/30/15 YTD Return S&P 500 1,920 -6.70% Dow Jones Industrials 16,285 -8.63% NASDAQ Composite 6,620 -2.40% NYSE Composite 9,800 -9.60% Dow Jones Total Stock Market 19,959 -6.80% Dow Jones Transports 7,786 -14.80% Dow Jones Utilities 577 -6.70% Selected Interest Rates 9/30/15 8/31/15 Fed Funds Rate 0.07% 0.08% 3-Month Libor 0.33% 0.33% Prime Rate 3.25% 3.25% 15-Year Mortgage 3.36% 3.25% 30-Year Mortgage 4.20% 4.10% 1-Year ARM 2.43% 2.39% 3-Month Treasury Bill 0.00% 0.08% 3-Year Treasury Note 0.92% 1.07% 30-Year Treasury Bond 2.87% 2.95% 10-Year Inflation Indexed Treas.
Equity Indexes 3/31/15 YTD Return S & P 500 2,086 1.30% Dow Jones Industrials 17,841 0.10% NASDAQ Composite 4,941 4.30% NYSE Composite 11,050 1.90% Dow Jones Total Stock Market 21,786 1.70% Dow Jones Transports 8,593 -6.00% Dow Jones Utilities 587 -5.10% Selected Interest Rates 4/30/15 3/31/15 Fed Funds Rate 0.08% 0.06% 3-Month Libor 0.28% 0.27% Prime Rate 3.25% 3.25% 15-Year Mortgage 2.94% 2.97% 30-Year Mortgage 3.68% 3.69% 1-Year ARM 2.49% 2.46% 3-Month Treasury Bill 0.01% 0.03% 3-Year Treasury Note 0.91% 0.89% 30-Year Treasury Bond 2.75% 2.54% 10-Year Inflation Indexed Treas.
Equity Indexes 3/31/15 YTD Return S&P 500 2,068 0.40% Dow Jones Industrials 17,776 -0.26% NASDAQ Composite 6,901 3.50% NYSE Composite 10,899 0.60% Dow Jones Total Stock Market 21,708 1.30% Dow Jones Transports 8,741 -4.40% Dow Jones Utilities 587 -5.00% Selected Interest Rates 3/31/15 2/27/15 Fed Funds Rate 0.06% 0.06% 3-Month Libor 0.27% 0.26% Prime Rate 3.25% 3.25% 15-Year Mortgage 2.97% 3.07% 30-Year Mortgage 3.69% 3.80% 1-Year ARM 2.46% 2.44% 3-Month Treasury Bill 0.03% 0.02% 3-Year Treasury Note 0.89% 1.01% 30-Year Treasury Bond 2.54% 2.60% 10-Year Inflation Indexed Treas.
Equity Indexes 1/31/15 YTD Return S&P 500 1,995 -3.10% Dow Jones Industrials 17,165 -3.70% NASDAQ Composite 4,635 -2.10% NYSE Composite 10,537 - 2.80% Dow Jones Total Stock Market 20,808 -2.90% Dow Jones Transports 8,649 -5.40% Dow Jones Utilities 637 3.10% Selected Interest Rates 1/31/14 12/31/14 Fed Funds Rate 0.06% 0.06% 3-Month Libor 0.25% 0.26% Prime Rate 3.25% 3.25% 15-Year Mortgage 2.98% 3.15% 30-Year Mortgage 3.66% 3.87% 1-Year ARM 2.38% 2.40% 3-Month Treasury Bill 0.02% 0.04% 3-Year Treasury Note 0.77% 1.10% 30-Year Treasury Bond 2.25% 2.75% 10-Year Inflation Indexed Treas.
Equity Indexes 11/30/14 YTD Return S&P 500 2,068 11.90% Dow Jones Industrials 17,828 7.60% NASDAQ Composite 4,792 14.70% NYSE Composite 10,955 5.30% Dow Jones Total Stock Market 21,463 10.60% Dow Jones Transports 9,198 24.30% Dow Jones Utilities 600 22.20% Selected Interest Rates 11/30/14 10/31/14 Fed Funds Rate 0.08% 0.07% 3-Month Libor 0.23% 0.23% Prime Rate 3.25% 3.25% 15-Year Mortgage 3.17% 3.25% 30-Year Mortgage 3.97% 4.10% 1-Year ARM 2.44% 2.39% 3-Month Treasury Bill 0.02% 0.01% 3-Year Treasury Note 0.88% 0.95% 30-Year Treasury Bond 2.89% 3.07% 10-Year Inflation Indexed Treas.
Equity Indexes 9/30/14 YTD Return S&P 500 1,972 6.70% Dow Jones Industrials 17,043 2.80% NASDAQ Composite 4,493 7.60% NYSE Composite 10,703 2.90% Dow Jones Total Stock Market 20,459 5.40% Dow Jones Transports 8,451 14.20% Dow Jones Utilities 551 12.40% Selected Interest Rates 9/30/14 8/31/14 Fed Funds Rate 0.07% 0.07% 3-Month Libor 0.24% 0.23% Prime Rate 3.25% 3.25% 15-Year Mortgage 3.36% 3.25% 30-Year Mortgage 4.20% 4.10% 1-Year ARM 2.43% 2.39% 3-Month Treasury Bill 0.02% 0.03% 3-Year Treasury Note 1.07% 0.94% 30-Year Treasury Bond 3.21% 3.09% 10-Year Inflation Indexed Treas.
Equity Indexes 8/31/14 YTD Return S&P 500 2,003 8.40% Dow Jones Industrials 17,098 3.10% NASDAQ Composite 4,580 9.70% NYSE Composite 11,046 6.20% Dow Jones Total Stock Market 20,936 7.80% Dow Jones Transports 8,408 13.60% Dow Jones Utilities 564 15.00% Selected Interest Rates 8/31/14 7/31/14 Fed Funds Rate 0.07% 0.08% 3-Month Libor 0.23% 0.24% Prime Rate 3.25% 3.25% 15-Year Mortgage 3.25% 3.42% 30-Year Mortgage 4.10% 4.30% 1-Year ARM 2.39% 2.38% 3-Month Treasury Bill 0.03% 0.03% 3-Year Treasury Note 0.94% 0.94% 30-Year Treasury Bond 3.09% 3.33% 10-Year Inflation Indexed Treas.

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