The Wall Street Journal is an international daily published newspaper. Named after the popular financial district in New York, the first publication was in 1889 by Dow Jones & Company. Charles Dow, Edward Jones and Charles Bergstresser founded the establishment in 1882. Prior to being published in 1889 under its current title, the newspaper began as a smaller publication known as Customer’s Afternoon Letter. After the New York Stock Exchange was formed in 1792, the majority of business and financial news were spread by mere rumor. However, one of the first objectives of the Wall Street Journal was to enhance the way this news was dispersed. For this reason, even the earliest editions of the newspaper featured a section then known as the Jones ‘Average’ which offered a premiere listing of bond prices and stock indexes on the NYSE.
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