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What would Dow 20,000 actually mean?

Mark Garrison Dec 28, 2016
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A trader wearing a 'Dow 20,000' hat works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), December 20, 2016 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images

What would Dow 20,000 actually mean?

Mark Garrison Dec 28, 2016
A trader wearing a 'Dow 20,000' hat works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), December 20, 2016 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average did not close above the 20,000 mark Wednesday. That stock index milestone may not happen this week, next month or next year. Nobody really knows. And even if it does happen, Dow milestones don’t actually say all that much about the economy or the future of your investments.

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