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Ordinary investors may be missing out on Dow's run-up

Feb 29, 2012
The Dow closed at 13,005 -- its highest finish since 2008. It's a milestone you might guess would make investors happy, but not everyone has made big money.
Posted In: Wall Street, Investing, Dow

Analyst: Positive economic indicators send the markets up

Feb 6, 2012
The Dow is now up almost 100 percent from its low in March 2009, and down just 9 percent from the highest point it ever reached in 2007.
Posted In: Dow, economic indicator

When the market's up, we buy cars...

Aug 31, 2011
...and when it's down, we don't. That makes no sense, of course: the stock markets are not an accurate reflection of the national economy. They...
Posted In: cars, Dow, The Breakdown: Markets

A change in the S&P 500 stock index

Dec 10, 2010
This final note on the way out, an observation about the ever-evolving state of the American economy. Standard & Poor's announced some changes...
Posted In: Dow, netflix, New York Times Company, Standard & Poor's, stocks, Wall Street

Talk about strange bedfellows: Dow Chemical & Greenpeace on cap and trade

Jul 14, 2009
We've had Dow Chemical in the Greenwash Brigade's crosshairs in the past, so climate change skeptics chew on this: Greenpeace AND Dow Chemical are...
Posted In: cap and trade, carbon emissions, climate change, Dow, flat earth society, global warming, greenpeace

Is the Dow irrelevant?

Mar 10, 2009
Wall Street's having its best rally of the year today, and reports like this attribute it to Citigroup. The bank claims it was profitable the...
Posted In: Banks, Citigroup, Dow, stocks

Even Buffett's getting walloped

Mar 2, 2009
This morning, the Dow is trading below 7,000 for the first time since October 28, 1997. It's just got to be the bottom, right? I wouldn't bet on...
Posted In: Buffett, Dow, stocks

Dow closes up nearly 900 points

Oct 28, 2008
Consumer confidence hits an all-time low and today's Dow reacts by ... hitting the second-highest point gain ever. Analysts contacted by the...
Posted In: Dow, financial crisis, markets

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