NPR Story
2:27 pm
Fri July 4, 2014

Dow Jones Closes At An All-Time High

Originally published on Fri July 4, 2014 3:10 pm

The cherry on top to yesterday’s encouraging jobs report was a record close for the Dow Jones industrial average.

Derek Thompson, senior editor at the Atlantic talks to Here & Now’s Robin Young about what the record means in context, for the economy as a whole, and for the average American


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