Dow Jones Closes At An All-Time High
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A screen displays the Dow at 17,041.23 on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the morning of July 3 in New York City. The Dow Jones passed 17,000 for the first time today, as economy continues to recover. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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The cherry on top to yesterday’s encouraging jobs report was a record close for the Dow Jones industrial average.
Derek Thompson, senior editor at the Atlantic talks to Here & Now’s Robin Young about what the record means in context, for the economy as a whole, and for the average American
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