Outlined below are general descriptions of the financial market indices for, and sectors represented by, the ticker symbols on our web site’s ticker scroll bar:

  • DIA: Dow Industrial Average
  • IYT: Dow Jones Transportation Average
  • IDU: Dow Jones Utilities Average
  • SPY: S&P 500 Index
  • MID: Mid-cap Stocks
  • IWM: Small-cap Stocks
  • EZU: Eurozone Stocks
  • XGLD: Gold
  • SLV: Silver
  • CRY0: Raw Materials Prices
  • PPLT: Platinum
  • PALL: Palladium
  • JJCTF: Copper
  • SLX: Steel
  • XOIL: Crude Oil
  • SEA: International Shipping Companies
  • IGIB: Long-term Bonds