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Dow Jones Record High

16,000!

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

NEW YORK, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The Dow industrials closed above 16,000 on Thursday for the first time and other major indexes also ended higher after ...

This 1 Chart Proves Dow 16000 Isn't Worth Celebrating

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.18.2013 | Business

The U.S. stock market reached several very important round numbers on Monday, and experts suggested that reaching these round numbers could mean that ...

S&P 500 Soars To Highest Level Ever

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, April 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. benchmark S&P 500 index on Wednesday rose to its highest level ever, breaking a record that had stood since Oc...

Jason Linkins

Alan Grayson Reads HuffPost Article Into The Congressional Record

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

After Zach Carter and I wrote our article about how the glorification of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's new highs masked a whole host of larger co...

Troubling Sign For U.S. Economy

Reuters | Martinne Geller and Lisa Baertlein | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - The Dow Jones industrial average is at an all-time high, the jobless rate has fallen to a four-year low and the housing market is seeing a...

Jason Linkins

Dow Jones Hits 'Record High' Thanks To Strong Performances From Smoke, Mirrors Sectors

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics

This week, amid the hullabaloo over President Barack Obama's Deficit Dinner Diplomacy, and Sen. Rand Paul's 13-hour filibuster-cum-dissertation on dro...

Dow Breaks Another Record

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - Stocks closed out a historic week with another day of gains on Friday, as the Dow hit yet another closing high on a payrolls report that s...

9 Indicators Showing Wall Street Is Out Of Touch With Reality

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.06.2013 | Business

The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high Tuesday and as The Huffington Post's Mark Gongloff will tell you, it doesn't really matter. That's ...

Why There's a Bull Market for Stocks and a Bear Market for Workers

Robert Reich | Posted 05.05.2013 | Business
Robert Reich

Today the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose above 14,270 -- completely erasing its 54 percent loss between 2007 and 2009. Yet the real median wage is now 8 percent below what it was in 2000, and unemployment remains sky-high.