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A Walk Down Memory Lane: Thoughts on HPIs and Financial Indexes as The Dow Celebrates Its 120th Birthday

On May 26th, 2016, the granddaddy of all equity indexes—the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)—turned 120.  The 30 blue-chip companies that comprise the DJIA have evolved over time –General Electric is the one that has been in the index the longest, since 1907–and today many are no longer in heavy industry.  Nonetheless, the DJIA remains […]

November 14 – U.S. Housing Symposium featuring Professor Robert Shiller & David Blitzer

Join Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services and S&P Dow Jones Indices for a half-day symposium in Washington, DC featuring our keynote speaker Professor Robert Shiller.  Through discussion with Professor Shiller and other authorities on housing, the symposium will explore capital market participants’ views on attracting private capital to finance the housing market, as well as […]

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