The Dow Jones Industrial Average
|Dow Jones Industrial Average||106.30||0.84%|
|WTI Crude Oil||(0.75)||(0.83%)|
Source: Yahoo! Finance as of 2:30 p.m. EDT.
Before we get into the underperforming technology sector, two Dow Jones components recorded surprisingly strong second quarters. Caterpillar
The other component reporting today was Boeing
Apple's miss was perhaps the most disappointing news yesterday, but it was not the only company tripping up the Nasdaq. Netflix
So far the Dow Jones Industrial components have turned in strong second quarters for the most part, despite the growing concerns brewing in Europe and the slowdown in China. The solid performance despite the headwinds facing the Dow is a testament to the quality of all 30 of the companies. The good news for investors is established companies are less volatile and offer steady, often increasing dividends. For this reason we have a special report, "3 Dow Stocks Every Investor Needs." Check out this free report and pick up three companies you can confidently add to your portfolio to bring consistent future returns.
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