#DOW $XOM $PFE $RTX OUT, $CRM $AMGN $HON IN

https://www.fool.com/investing/2020/08/25/dow-jones-sinks-after-big-changes-announced-apple/

It’s important because it will reduce the weighting toward the energy industry , but it’s more important not to use this as an indication of how markets are doing.

$SPY S&P 500, $QQQ NASDAQ 100, $IWM Russell 2000 have more stocks from a broader spectrum and are usually regarded as more realistic benchmarks for markets . The 30 DOW stocks continues to change and IMHO is more marketing and keeping the index inflated, then a reflection on economic activity .

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