When the Dow Jones commercial moderate used to be created in 1896, it had a couple of dozen shares.

Apple’s addition to the present checklist of 30 American conglomerates, in March 2015, displays simply how a long way the index has come — it is now not targeted simplest on “industrial” companies.

Apple changed AT&T, referred to as American Telephone & Telegraph when it joined the Dow in October 1916.

It took 77 years for the Dow to hit its first 1,000-point milestone. In 2017 by myself, it has recorded 5 of the ones and is just about at 25,000.

This index has observed a large number of turnover in its historical past, and simplest considered one of the authentic 12 participants nonetheless holds a place in it.