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119 Years of the Dow (Jan 2019)

We took a look at the Dow Jones going back 119 years. Then we looked at the headlines and major wars. Despite some very tough corrections (including the ones in February and October 2018), the Dow has consistently bounced back. It may not always do so but we think the US economy tends to win in the end. 

The chart measures 

1. The Dow

2. Recessions

3. Market Corrections

4. Major conflicts

5. Time of recovery from corrections

6. Major news items

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