Ask the Readers: What Does the Dow 10,000 Mean?

Now that the Dow Jones has topped the 10,000 mark, everyone has an opinion on what this means for the state of the economy and whether or not we’re recovering from the recession. Obviously, the stock market is not the only indicator of how the economy is performing, but it can be a strong psychological […]

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Weekend Linkage: 10,000, 401(k)s and Closing Costs

Although the week ended with the Dow Jones under 10,000, when it passed the mark on Wednesday, I sent out this tweet: The Dow is over 10,000. Let’s party like it’s October 2008! Of course, I was joking, but it is a significant milestone — at least for day traders, who often react only to […]

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