At the beginning of the day, the sum of the stocks in the Dow Jones was $10,289.57. At the end of the day, the sum of the stocks in the Dow Jones was $10,124.19
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At the beginning of the day, the sum of the stocks in the Dow Jones was $10,289.57. At the end of the day, the sum of the stocks in the Dow Jones was $10,124.19. What was the rate of change of the Dow Jones on this particular day?
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1. User Answers BlueSky06
Given:
Beginning value = 10,289.57
Ending value = 10,124.19
10,289.57  10,125.19 = 164.38 decrease in value
164.38 / 10,289.57 = 0.01597
0.01597 x 100% = 1.597%
The rate of change of the Dow Jones on this particular day is a decrease of 1.597% or  1.597% or  159.7 basis points. 
2. User Answers annakam2001pc4ege
The answer is 1.6% on apex