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Dow Jones Launches Internet Stock Index

The explosive activity among Internet stocks has promptedDow Jones Indexes to launch a new index that will monitorthe performance of the Internet sector.

The Dow Jones Internet Index, or DJII, is looking to holdapproximately 80% of the total Internet stock marketcapitalization. Upon its launch, the DJII included 40 stocksof companies that pull at least half of their revenue fromthe Internet; have been public for at least three months;have had a three-month average market cap of at least $100million; have an average closing price of more than $10; andhave sufficient volume to pass a liquidity test. Accordingto Dow Jones Indexes, the division of Dow Jones & Co. thatalso controls the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the indexwas created to offer investors a consolidated benchmarkingtool as the Internet sector has become increasingly popularand volatile.

The DJII will be divided into sub-indexes of InternetServices and Internet Commerce. Services representscompanies either providing access to the Internet orservices to Internet users. Currently, 25 companies areincluded in the sub-index, including America Online,Netscape, Sterling Commerce, and USWeb/CKS. The Commercesub-index will encompass companies whose revenue isgenerated from selling products or services via theInternet. Among the 15 companies currently listed areAmazon.com, Beyond.com, and E-Trade.

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