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Dow Jones & Company
Image:Dow Jones.gif
Type Public (NYSE: DJ)
Founded 15 Wall Street, New York (1882)
Location New York
Key people Charles Dow, Founder
Edward Jones, Founder
Charles Bergstresser, Founder
Peter R. Kann, CEO
Industry News and Publishing
Products Wall Street Journal
Barron's Magazine
Far Eastern Economic Review
SmartMoney
Vedomosti
(See complete products listing.)
Revenue image:green up.png$437.2 million USD (2004)
Employees 7,143 (2004)
Website www.dowjones.com

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The company was founded in 1882 by three reporters: Charles Dow, Edward Jones, and Charles Bergstresser. Like The New York Times and the Washington Post, the company is publicly traded but controlled by the Bancroft family, and is not the subsidiary of a multinational corporation. 1882 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Henry Dow (November 6, 1851 - December 4, 1902) was an American journalist who founded Dow Jones & Company and The Wall Street Journal. ... See also: psychologist Edward E. Jones Edward Jones (1856 - 1920) was a U.S. statistician. ... Jump to: navigation, search Charles Bergstresser was a journalist and one of the founders of Dow Jones & Company. ... Jump to: navigation, search The New York Times is a newspaper published in New York City by Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. ... ...

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Print publishing

Its flagship publication, The Wall Street Journal, is a daily newspaper covering U.S. and international business and financial news and issues. It began publishing on July 8, 1889. Other versions of the Journal include: Jump to: navigation, search The Wall Street Journal is an influential international daily newspaper published in New York City, New York with a worldwide average daily circulation of more than 2. ... Jump to: navigation, search July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1889 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...

Sister publications of the Journal include Barron's Magazine, a weekly overview of the world economy and markets; the monthly journal Far Eastern Economic Review; and the consumer magazine SmartMoney in conjunction with the Hearst Corporation. Jump to: navigation, search The Wall Street Journal Asia is a version of The Wall Street Journal that provides news and analysis of global business developments for an Asian audience. ... The Wall Street Journal Europe is a version of The Wall Street Journal with daily news and analysis of global business developments for a European audience. ... The Wall Street Journal Special Editions is a venture launched in 1994 by The Wall Street Journal to expand its readership abroad, especially in the Americas. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... Barrons magazine is an American weekly newspaper covering U.S. financial information, market developments, and relevant statistics. ... Jump to: navigation, search Far Eastern Economic Reviews cover for September issue in 2005 Far Eastern Economic Review (Chinese: 遠東經濟評論) (also referred to as FEER) is an unique Asian news magazine written in the English language since it was founded and developed entirely in Asia. ... SmartMoney The Wall Street Journal Magazine of Personal Business was launched in 1992 by Hearst Corporation and Dow Jones & Company. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Hearst Corporation is a large privately-held media conglomerate based in New York City. ...


Dow Jones also owns Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., which publishes several community newspapers in the U.S.


Electronic publishing

Dow Jones Electronic Publishing hosts several websites. In addition to online editions of its publications, the company operates the career advancement-oriented CareerJournal.com and CollegeJournal.com; OpinionJournal.com, with featured content from the Wall Street Journal's politically conservative editorial pages; business portals StartupJournal.com and RealEstateJournal.com; and Factiva, a news and business information service, owned jointly with Reuters. Conservatism or political conservatism is any of several historically related political philosophies or political ideologies. ... Jump to: navigation, search Reuters Group plc is best known as a news service that provides reports from around the world to newspapers and broadcasters. ...


In January of 2005, Dow Jones purchased CBS MarketWatch in a transaction valued at $528 million. MarketWatch is a popular financial website among retail investors, and Dow Jones purportedly coveted its successful business-to-consumer advertising base to augment its reliance on business-to-business advertising and subscription-based business models.


Broadcasting

In broadcasting, Dow Jones is co-owner with NBC of the CNBC television operations in Asia and Europe, which are branded "a service of NBC and Dow Jones." Dow Jones also provides news content to CNBC in the U.S. It produces two shows for commercial radio, The Wall Street Journal Report and The Dow Jones Money Report. Jump to: navigation, search The National Broadcasting Company or NBC is an American television broadcasting company based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... Jump to: navigation, search CNBC (until 1991 the Consumer News and Business Channel) is a group of cable and satellite television news channels from the U.S., owned and operated by NBC Universal, a joint venture of General Electric and Vivendi Universal. ... Jump to: navigation, search World map showing Asia (geographically) Asia is the central and eastern part of Eurasia and worlds largest continent. ... World map showing Europe (geographically) When considered a continent, Europe is the worlds second-smallest continent in terms of area, with an area of 10,600,000 km² (4,140,625 square miles), making it larger than Australia only. ...


Indices

The company is also responsible for several widely used stock market indices, among them: A stock market index is a listing of stocks, and a statistic reflecting the composite value of its components. ...

The Dow Jones Composite Average is a stock index that tracks 65 prominent companies. ... The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is one of several stock market indices created by Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company founder Charles Dow. ... The Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJTA) is the oldest U.S. stock market index. ... The Dow Jones Utility Average (also known as the Dow Jones Utilities) is a stock index that keeps track of the performance of 15 prominent utility companies. ... The Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 Total Stock Market Index, also known as the Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 Composite Index or simply the Wilshire 5000 is a broad base stock market index often used to represent the entire United States stock market. ...

Ownership

The Bancroft family effectively controls the company class B shares, each with a voting power of 10 regular shares.


See also

Dowism can be both a misspelling (sometimes intentional) and a humorous term. ... Dow Jones is mainly a publishing company. ... Clarence W. Barron is one of the most influential figures in the history of Dow Jones & Company. ...

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