The Original Dow Jones Industrial Average
I pride myself in not ‘mailing it in,’ but I need a break to work on more important matters, like fundraising. Anyway, test your friends. The Dow Jones Industrial Average expanded to 30 stocks on Oct. 1, 1928. And they were....
Allied Chemical & Dye
Victor Talking Machine
Texas Gulf Sulphur
Standard Oil (N.J.)
General Railway Signal
A year later, Wright Aeronautical was replaced by Curtiss-Wright; Victor Talking Machine was replaced by National Cash Register; and Postum Inc. was replaced by General Foods.
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