dow theory

dow theory
\\ˈdau̇-\ noun also dow's theory \\ˈdau̇z-\
Usage: usually capitalized D
Etymology: after Charles H. Dow died 1902 — more at dow-jones average
: a system of stock-market forecasting based on the observed swings of the market itself

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Dow theory,
U.S. a theory for forecasting trends in the stock market by observing stock prices in the Dow-Jones averages.

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