Dow Jones Industrial Average Fast Facts

Here’s a look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

事实

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a stock index comprised of 30 “blue-chipUS stocks. It is meant to be a way to measure the strength or weakness of the entire US stock market.
The Dow began in 1896 与 12 industrial stocks.
    Dow Jones & Co was founded by journalists Charles Dow and Edward Jones.

    Records

    Record high close十一月 16, 2020, the Dow closes at 29,950.44 点数.
    Biggest one-day point gain游行 24, 2020, the Dow gains 2,112.98 点数.
    Biggest one-day percentage gain游行 15, 1933, the Dow closes up 15.34%.
    Biggest one-day point loss游行 16, 2020, the Dow closes down 2,997.1 点数.
    Biggest one-day percentage loss十月 19, 1987, the Dow closes down 22.61%.

    Timeline

    1882 – Dow, 琼斯 & Co. is created.
    1884 – Charles Dow creates the Dow Averages, the precursor to the DJIA.
    可能 26, 1896 – The first index, made up of 12 industrial companies, is published and the Dow opens at 40.94 点数.
    一月 12, 1906 – The Dow closes at 100.25, the first close above 100.
    十月 24, 1929 – The Stock Market crash of 1929 begins which leads to the Great Depression of the 1930s. It takes 25 years for the Dow to regain its September 1929 high of 381 点数.
    1930 – Dow Jones becomes incorporated and the comma in the name is dropped.
    游行 12, 1956 – The Dow closes at 500.24, the first close above 500.
    十一月 14, 1972 – The Dow closes at 1,003.16, the first close above 1,000.
    十月 19, 1987 – The Dow closes down 508 点数, at the time the biggest one-day drop ever in the Dow’s history.
    十一月 21, 1995 – The Dow closes at 5,023.55, the first close above 5,000.
    游行 29, 1999 – The Dow closes at 10,006,78, the first close above 10,000.
    九月 17, 2001 – Stock markets reopen after the 9/11 terror attacks.
    九月 21, 2001 – After the first full week of trading post 9/11, the Dow falls more than 1,300 点数, 或关于 14%.
    十月 19, 2006 – The Dow closes at 12,011.73, the first close above 12,000.
    四月 25, 2007 – The Dow closes at 13,089.89, the first close above 13,000.
    七月 19, 2007 – The Dow closes at 14,000.41, the first close above 14,000.
    九月 29, 2008 – Worst single-day point drop in history at the time, plunging 777.68 点数 – the same day the US House rejects the $ 700 billion financial bailout package.
    十月 6-10, 2008 – Worst weekly point and percentage decline finishing at 8,451.19, or down 1,874.19 points and 18.15% for the week.
    February 21, 2012 – The Dow crosses the 13,000 level for the first time since May of 2008.
    February 1, 2013 – The Dow closes above 14,000 for the first time since October of 2007.
    可能 7, 2013 – The Dow closes above 15,000 for the first time.
    十一月 21, 2013 – The Dow closes above 16,000 for the first time, 在 16,009.99.
    七月 3, 2014 – The Dow closes at 17,068.26, the first close above 17,000.
    十二月 23, 2014 – The Dow closes at 18,024.17, the first close above 18,000.
    八月 26, 2015 – The Dow closes with a 619-point gain, the biggest daily point gain since 2008.
    一月 7, 2016 – The Dow drops 5% in its first four days of the year, 的 worst four-day percentage loss to start a year on record.
    十一月 22, 2016 – The Dow closes at 19,023.87, the first close above 19,000.
    一月 25, 2017 – The Dow hits the 20,000 milestone for the first time in history.
    游行 1, 2017 – The Dow closes at 21,115.55, the first close over 21,000 在历史上.
    八月 2, 2017 – The Dow closes above 22,000 for the first time, 在 22,016.24.
    十月 18, 2017 – The Dow closes above 23,000 for the first time, 在 23,157.60.
    十一月 30, 2017 – The Dow closes above 24,000 for the first time, 在 24,272.35.
    一月 4, 2018 – The Dow closes at 25,075.13, the first close above 25,000.
    一月 17, 2018 – The Dow closes at 26,115.65, the first time it has closed above 26,000.
    七月 11, 2019 – The Dow closes at 27,088.08, the first time it has closed above 27,000.
    十一月 15, 2019 – The Dow closes above 28,000 for the first time, 在 28,004.89.
    一月 15, 2020 – The Dow closes above 29,000 for the first time, 在 29,030.22.
      游行 16, 2020 – The Dow records its worst one-day point drop in history, 2,997.1 点数, and its worst performance on a percentage basis since October 19, 1987, also known asBlack Monday.
      游行 24, 2020 – The Dow closes with a 2,112.98-point gain, to become the biggest one-day point gain in history.

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