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Old 08-22-2020, 12:59 PM   #1
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Am hoping the Dow Jones Industrial Average hits 30,000 by the end of 2020. The market has been going sideways for over a year and a half now. Can't wait to see it happen!
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Many of us here hope that happens.... If not for CV19, I'm pretty sure we'd be there by now... However, IMO, it's now a 50/50 chance.
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DJIA should be closer to if not below 20,000 at this time - with or without Covid situation.
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Am hoping the Dow Jones Industrial Average hits 30,000 by the end of 2020. The market has been going sideways for over a year and a half now. Can't wait to see it happen!
When the DJIA hits 30,000 it will be awfully hard for me to suppress that "W***" word! Perhaps I will yell it so loud as to be heard from sea to shining sea.
I am already utterly thrilled with how the market has been doing lately. I remember when the Dow was in the 300's, back in the early 1950's.
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VTSAX (Vanguard Total Stock Market) is up 26% (including dividends) over the past year and a half. Not sideways to me.
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Hell, I hope it hits 35,000. And hope it doesn't hit 20,000. Olympus! Are you listening?
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good book!

https://www.amazon.com/Dow-2008-Diff.../dp/1893958701
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The comments on the book are kind of funny.
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... The market has been going sideways for over a year and a half now. ...
I'm not sure I'd agree with that statement but generally speaking I have always liked sideways periods. Periods of calm, IMO, tend to indicate that market pricing is not wacky. I don't particularly enjoy Wacky as he usually ends up leading a bear into the tent.
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When the DJIA hits 30,000 it will be awfully hard for me to suppress that "W***" word! Perhaps I will yell it so loud as to be heard from sea to shining sea.
I am already utterly thrilled with how the market has been doing lately. I remember when the Dow was in the 300's, back in the early 1950's.
Oh no! She’s at it again!!
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A search of "Wheee" on the Web found me this.

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Don't get me wrong, I'm thrilled with a bit of uneasiness. Something just doesn't feel right. Like driving along a beautiful wooded country road, listening to Tom Petty and a deer jumps in front of me.
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Don't get me wrong, I'm thrilled with a bit of uneasiness. Something just doesn't feel right. Like driving along a beautiful wooded country road, listening to Tom Petty and a deer jumps in front of me.
Something doesn't feel right? Have you seen this video?

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DJIA should be closer to if not below 20,000 at this time - with or without Covid situation.
True and I'm surprised with all that has happened etc.. we are where we are at.
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I'm not sure I'd agree with that statement but generally speaking I have always liked sideways periods. Periods of calm, IMO, tend to indicate that market pricing is not wacky. I don't particularly enjoy Wacky as he usually ends up leading a bear into the tent.


I like that way of thinking. I beleive that side ways tells us just the way you described it.
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So the plane is the DOW and the Green Giant is the Coronavirus in 2 years?
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So the plane is the DOW and the Green Giant is the Coronavirus in 2 years?
Does everything need to be about CV? It's just a funny video, illustrating perspective, and its been on YouTube since 2016.
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Does everything need to be about CV? It's just a funny video, illustrating perspective, and its been on YouTube since 2016.
You're right. I have COVID on the brain. I need a vacation.
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You're right. I have COVID on the brain. I need a vacation.
No harm. No foul. We all have Covid on the brain. Just nice to ignore it once in a while (in the safety of my own home, of course)
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