When Does GM Get Kicked Out of the Dow, part II

Thursday, June 26, 2008 | 02:00 PM

With GM now at 53-year lows, its time to revisit the question. Back in November, we asked "When Does GM Get Kicked Out of the DJIA?"

Let's start a pool: At what point in the future will General Motors (GM) ignominiously join Eastman Kodak (EK), Woolworth and others and get tossed out of he Dow Jones Industrials?  And, who will replace them?

I am betting this happens within 5 years, and perhaps even within 3.

As to the replacement, I might have said Google (GOOG) -- but I assume the DJ Editors learned their lesson top ticking Microsoft (MSFT) and Intel (INTC).  Instead, my bet will be Cisco (CSCO).

Did I say three - five years? Let's change that to 12-24 months and I still think its Cisco over Google . . .


Thursday, June 26, 2008 | 02:00 PM | Permalink | Comments (43) | TrackBack (0)
de.li.cious add to de.li.cious | digg digg this! | technorati add to technorati | email email this post



TrackBack URL for this entry:

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference When Does GM Get Kicked Out of the Dow, part II:


Anyone just catch Cramer on CNBC? The suits told him to be very calm and we got Prozac Jim...they must be in sheer panic. He also said GM is not going to go BK, so you may want to short it now at fresh 53 year lows.

Posted by: Steve Barry | Jun 26, 2008 2:08:35 PM

The comments to this entry are closed.

Recent Posts

December 2008
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      


Complete Archives List



Category Cloud

On the Nightstand

On the Nightstand

 Subscribe in a reader

Get The Big Picture!
Enter your email address:

Read our privacy policy

Essays & Effluvia

The Apprenticed Investor

Apprenticed Investor

About Me

About Me
email me

Favorite Posts

Tools and Feeds

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Add to Google Reader or Homepage

Subscribe to The Big Picture

Powered by FeedBurner

Add to Technorati Favorites


My Wishlist

Worth Perusing

Worth Perusing

mp3s Spinning

MP3s Spinning

My Photo



Odds & Ends

Site by Moxie Design Studios™