Dow Jones Adds Tech Companies

Bob talks with Paul Steiger, managing editor of the Wall Street Journal, about changes in the companies that make up the Dow Jones industrial average. Sears, Goodyear, Chevron and Union Carbide are being replaced in the index by Microsoft, Intel, SBC Communications and Home Depot. The companies being dropped are being absorbed by other companies or are in categories already being represented on the Dow, and the companies being added are reflective of the changes in the U.S. business economy.



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