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How to invest like ... Charles Dow

Oct 10, 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

Charles Dow started life on a Connecticut farm and never received a formal education in the world of finance. But by the time of his death in 1902 at the age of 51, he had founded financial publisher Dow Jones, established The Wall Street Journal, and given birth to the famous indices that still bear his name.

He also left behind the foundations for what has become known as Dow Theory. This paved the way for modern technical analysis, which involves examining movements in share prices to m...