When stock market pundits talk about market outlook and performance, they’ll often look to the movement of three benchmark indices: the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX), Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI), or the NASDAQ Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC).

In this infographic, the key differences between these are outlined.

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The Difference Between Dow Jones, S&P 500, and NASDAQ

Dow Jones, S&P 500, NASDAQ INFOGRAPHIC

Infographic source: Tim Sykes