Two interesting visual takes on Dow 12,000, both via the NYT:
This one might have been more useful if we saw the millenial day counts on the way down (10k, 9k, 8k) and then back up again:
This chart shows how the US Markets have performed relatively to other global markets:
How Far Past 12,000? Watch Data
NYT, October 20, 2006
Viewed From Abroad, the Dow at 12,000 Isn’t So Impressive
NYT, October 21, 2006
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