Dow Jones is a provider of global business news and information services. Owned by media giant News Corp., the company publishes The Wall Street Journal and other newspapers, newswires, Web sites, newsletters, databases and magazines, as well as produces radio and television. It is best known as publisher of the Dow Jones Industrial Average index, a basket of 30 stocks that is a widely cited U.S. stock-market indicator.
Other well-known media properties from Dow Jones include Barron's, Dow Jones Newswires, MarketWatch.com, factiva, AllThingsDigital.com and SmartMoney. This Web site, FINS.com, is part of the The Wall Street Journal Digital Network.