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Old 06-13-2013, 02:35 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by jollystomper View Post

On more than one occasion (and one is too many) I've had to explain to someone that the Dow is not "better" because it gains more points.
It does make one wonder how this nation has done so well.

When it comes to money matters, people seem to be dumb and dumber.

Not us though.

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Old 06-13-2013, 05:13 PM   #22
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When I tune in to the various business networks, I only look at the S&P 500 that scrolls across the screen. Even tho none of my equity funds follow that index, it's all pretty relative as I am not going to buy/sell depending on what crops up.

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