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Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJIA, Dow, Dow Jones, Dow 30, Wall Street 30) : US stock market index that shows how 30 large publicly owned companies based in the United States have traded during a standard trading session in the stock market. Foundation: February 16, 1885 (as DJA) and May 26, 1896 (as DJIA), Operator: S&P Dow Jones Indices, Exchanges: New York Stock Exchange NASDAQ, Constituents: 30 companies. Weighting method: Price-weighted.

S&P 500 Index (Standard & Poor's 500 Index) : 500 stocks chosen for market size, liquidity and industry grouping. Market value weighted index. A best representation of the U.S. market. It has many ticker symbols, such as: ^GSPC (Yahoo! Finance), INX (Google Finance), $SPX(MarketWatch).

NASDAQ 100 Index : NASDAQ = National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations 100 Index. Made up of the largest non-financial companies listed on the NASDAQ. Based on exchange, but not of U.S.-based companies. Modified capitalization-weighted index.

Russell 2000 Index : A small-cap stock market index of the smallest 2,000 stocks in the Russell 3000 Index and was started in 1984. It is maintained by FTSE Russell, a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange Group. Exchanges: New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ and OTC Markets Group. Weighting method: Free-float capitalization-weighted.