Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG) could join the Dow in order to keep the index "relevant for a...

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Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG) could join the Dow in order to keep the index "relevant for a 21st century market," Barron's speculates over the weekend. AA, BAC, and HPQ are seen as possible casualties of such a move. But the paper admits Apple and Google's high share prices would make adding them to the absolute price-weighted index difficult, unless it chooses a new formula.