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Creative Destruction at its Best: The History of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, 1896-2010

Over 106 stocks have been a member of the Dow at some point or another.
This chart marks the span of time that each one of these stocks spent in the Dow, and shows the rise and fall of the index over this time frame.
John Paul Koning Financial Graph & Art

Have a look at this fascinating chart from JP Koning, "The History of the Dow Jones Industrial Average Wallchart,1896-2010", that beautifully spans 114 years of market history.

It displays the entries and exists of the Dow Jones Industrial Average members since its creation and perfectly illustrates the true essence of capitalism: creative destruction!.

 

 

 

 

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DJIA Wallchart: 1896-2010