A blue chip stock is the stock of a well established and financially sound company that consistently reports profits in good and bad economic times. For example, Julia decided to invest money in Walmart, a reliable blue chip stock that is less risky than other newer companies trading on the stock market.
- Behind the Blue Chips of the Dow Jones Industrial AverageThis week the Dow Jones Industrial Average stock index got more ink than usual with the announcement that three companies will be losing their exclusive membership and that three new stocks will be added on September 23. What is the DJIA and what is the significance of these latest moves?
- Educator Toolkit: Wall Street