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stock market value: Original post by Walter Johnson of Demand Media Market capitalization is the amount of money in stock represented by outstanding shares on the market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and others, however, do not take this as representing the real capital on the market. This is because all capital is not the same. Some firms are larger, more active and more powerful than others. Volatility in major…

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