We're a week into the new Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI) and we're already starting to see some of the advantages. Nike (NYSE:NKE) brings a consumer exposure that was lacking and Visa (NYSE:V) and Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) help balance out the index's price weighting. Contributor Travis Hoium covers why he thinks the new Dow is better than the old one in the video below. 

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