Mar 22, 2024 - Economy

Charted: Not quite 40,000 yet

Data: Yahoo Finance; Chart: Axios Visuals
Data: Yahoo Finance; Chart: Axios Visuals

Thursday's record-setting day for stocks had eyes trained on the Dow Jones Industrial Average today, which had a chance to hit 40,000 for the first time in its 128 years, Nathan writes.

  • It didn't make it.

Between the lines: The Dow remains a significant investor gauge for stock market performance, although many still love to cite its flaws.

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