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Title: Dow Jones Interactive Learning Center
Url: http://www.djaverages.com/flash/ilc/main.swf?debug=true&allowedDomain...
Publisher: Dow Jones & Co.
Description: The Dow Jones Industrial Average is considered to be an effective gauge of the U.S. economy, and overall investor sentiment. For those who keep close track of the Dow, it is something to be watched ever so closely. This website serves as a place to learn about the Dow in all its glory, ranging from pieces of trivia to a nice historical timeline. It’s probably best to start with the historical timeline. Here users will learn about what happened to the twelve original companies listed on the Dow when it first debuted on May 26, 1896. After that, they are free to move through the rest of the timeline, learning about the technological innovations that the Dow embraced over time, and also about some of the darkest days it has encountered. The trivia section is a true treat, as visitors can learn how much they would have today if their parents had invested $1,000 on the date of their birth, and then also find out about some of the Dow’s top performers over the past century or so.
LC Classification: Social sciences -- Economic history and conditions
Social sciences -- Economic history and conditions -- By region or country -- America. Western Hemisphere -- North America -- United States
Social sciences -- Finance -- Investment, capital formation, speculation
Social sciences -- Finance -- Investment, capital formation, speculation -- By region or country -- America. Western Hemisphere -- North America -- United States -- Prices. Values
Social sciences -- Finance -- Investment, capital formation, speculation -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Social studies
Social studies -- Economics
Social studies -- United States history
Social studies -- History
Arts -- Careers
Social studies -- Human behavior
Key Concept: Economics -- Financial markets
Economics -- Investments and savings
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Cases
Charts and Diagrams
Image (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Overviews
Reading Materials
StillImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: flash
html
shockwave
Audience: All
College/University Instructors
Elementary School Teachers
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-05-25 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-03-17 12:45:24 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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Full Record Views: 458
Resource URL Clicks: 50
Cumulative Rating: this resource has a 5 star rating (Based on 1 response.)
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