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Hold your applause, Dow record highs won't last

Mar 13, 2013
The Dow broke another record yesterday and is now on its longest record-breaking streak -- six days -- since 1998. And while that sounds great, one man is not happy.

Rethinking your investment strategy after the Dow's record high

Mar 8, 2013
This week, the Dow hit a record high. So what does that mean for investors?

Up, Up, and Away! Global stocks reach five-year high

Mar 8, 2013
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has hit yet another all-time high -- and the world is following suit. Global shares are at their highest level since June of 2008, thanks to strong market performance in France, Germany, the U.K., and Japan.

A smart fifth-grader could compute the Dow

Mar 6, 2013
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is widely cited but has limitations as a market index. It doesn't take into account the size of companies, only their stock price.

Despite D.C. roadblocks, markets keep chugging

Mar 6, 2013
The Dow posted another record high this morning. The surge came on the heels of a new report from the payroll processing company ADP, which showed that private employers added 198,000 jobs in February.

Dow record makes those not in the market itchy to act

Mar 6, 2013
People who got out of the markets during the financial crisis need to act cautiously if they want to get back in now.

Wealth effect: Has the Dow high restored yours?

Mar 5, 2013
The recession and stock market collapsed cost Americans 40 percent of their net worth. Now that the Dow is back, how much wealth has been recovered?

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Dow hits new high, erasing crisis swoon

Mar 5, 2013
Does the new Dow high mean mission accomplished for the U.S. economic recovery? Not so fast, but it closes another chapter on the financial crisis.

Dow hits new record high, but why?

Mar 5, 2013
The Dow gained nearly 100 points this morning, topping 14,225 and breaking into record territory.

Wall Street takes the sequester in stride

Feb 27, 2013
Two days away from the sequester, the Dow is pretty much right where it was a month ago. Why is Wall Street seemingly unfazed by Washington's latest fiscal deadline?