It’s Time to Add Apple to the Dow

There’s no good excuse for keeping America’s biggest company out of the iconic industrial average.

There’s something rotten about the Dow Jones industrial average, and Apple (symbol AAPL) is at the core of the problem. How else to describe it when the world’s most famous and most closely watched measure of the U.S. stock market excludes America’s biggest and most-profitable company?

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Manuel Schiffres
Executive Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance