16 Dow Stocks Worth Buying

After representing the U.S.

After representing the U.S. stock market for more than a century, the Dow Jones industrial average isn't going away. Perhaps it should. Despite the occasional injection of new blood (Cisco Systems and Travelers replaced General Motors and Citigroup, respectively, this year), the 30 Dow stocks still contain too many remnants from a bygone industrialized economy.

Still, its member companies are influential and widely held. In this slide show, you'll find our take on the 16 we think are worth buying (Prices are as of September 24. Click on the stock symbols for updated prices). Navigation begins to the right.