Posts tagged ‘Dow Jones Industrial Average’

Dow hits 20,000: a milestone to mark the progress of returns



It’s been said that economists only use decimal points to show they have a sense of humor. By that idea, the Dow already hit 20,000 on January 6th when the high tick of the day was 19,999.63, just a few tenths off. But sometimes those even round numbers are not a problem. The Dow Jones Industrial…

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The U.S. and a Focus on Fundamentals…at Least for a While.



The recent all-time highs for several U.S. equity indices are evidence that markets have finally managed to put the dreary politics of the last couple of years in the rear-view mirror and renew focus on the fundamental strengths of U.S. businesses. Hopefully the upcoming debate over the debt…

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