US Stock Market Second Quarter Review

When I first started playing and working on the Street of Dreams in 1991, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was trading around 3000. On January 26th of this year the Blue Chip Index peaked at 26,616.71 before dropping 3256.42 points to hit an intraday low of 23,360.29 on February 9th. Speaking strictly in terms of points, the Dow had dropped in about 10 days by more than its total value in points used to calculate its value when I started my journey down Wall Street. The reason I bring this up is because as the markets march forward, the large price movements tend to scare people, especially those new to investing. But it’s important to keep in mind that what seemed a like a huge drop was

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