Which company deserves the most credit for the Dow Jones Industrial Averages ran for a milestone of 27,000 since the last post a finish on or over a round number milestone of 26,000 back on January 17? Visa Inc.
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Credit card giant has gained rich gains over the past 17 months, contributing around 390 points to the weighted Dow
DJIA, + 0.60% human Microsoft Corp. .
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added 324 points to the blue chip meter, according to the Dow Jones Market Data during that period.
Shares of Visa have climbed around 48% since mid-January of 201
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and the market capitalization weight Nasdaq Composite Index