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Title

Dow 20,000: Its insignificance may rival its importance

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-29-2016

Abstract

Closing at 20,000 will be a milestone for the Dow Jones industrial average — whenever it gets there — but if the waiting has already tired you out (how about that triple-digit decline on Wednesday!), don't feel bad.

Dow 20,000 is not quite like running a four-minute mile or breaking the sound barrier.