Dow Jones at All-Time High

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Your News Companion by Ben Mathis-Lilley
March 5 2013 10:33 AM

The Dow Jones Has Never Been Higher

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached an all-time high this morning, jumping more 120 points in early trading. It was trading above 14,200 as of 10:30 a.m., keeping it on track to close above its previous record of 14,164 set back in October of 2007 before the Great Recession. It's up about 8 percent for the year.

Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City.