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Major world indices – Yahoo Finance

Symbol Name Last price Change % change Volume Intra-day high/low 52-week range Day chart
^STI Straits Times Index 2,481.23 +64.99 +2.69% 0
^GSPC S&P 500 2,626.65 +85.18 +3.35% 3.371B
^DJI Dow 22,327.48 +690.70 +3.19% 546.85M
^IXIC Nasdaq 7,774.15 +271.77 +3.62% 3.438B
^FTSE FTSE 100 5,575.95 +12.21 +0.22% 0
^N225 Nikkei 18,917.01 -167.96 -0.88% 0
^HSI HANG SENG INDEX 23,603.48 +428.37 +1.85% 0
^TWII TSEC weighted index 9,708.06 +78.63 +0.82% 0
000001.SS SSE Composite Index 2,750.30 +3.08 +0.11% 385.031M
^GDAXI DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX 9,730.70 -85.27 -0.87% 0
^FCHI CAC 40 4,315.44 -63.06 -1.44% 0
^JKSE Jakarta Composite Index 4,538.93 +124.43 +2.82% 0
^KLSE FTSE Bursa Malaysia 1,350.89 +22.01 +1.66% 0
PSEI.PS PSE Index 5,321.23 +190.07 +3.70% 0
^AORD ALL ORDINARIES 5,110.60 -83.40 -1.61% 0
^KS11 KOSPI Composite Index 1,754.64 +37.52 +2.19% 1.037M
^BSESN S&P BSE SENSEX 29,468.49 +1,028.17 +3.62% 0
^NZ50 S&P/NZX 50 INDEX GROSS 9,796.75 +135.56 +1.40% 0
^NYA NYSE COMPOSITE
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What is a Finance Major and is it Right for Me? | Career Advice & Interview Tips

Are you intrigued by the mathematics or statistics courses that you’ve taken in the past? Do you feel like you solve problems in creative ways, with a numbers-driven approach? Would you be interested in helping companies plan for how to grow their revenue or maintain profitability in both the short and long term? If so, a finance major might just be for you.

What is a finance major?

Financial planning, investment decisions and analyzing/limiting expenses are all various aspects of what you can and will learn as a finance major. As a finance major, you will study how companies have performed in the past to predict how they will perform in the future, and learn how to communicate information that will drive strategic changes. Many of your assignments will be project driven, whether they be individual case studies to enhance your problem-solving ability, or group presentations to practice the way

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