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Dow rises above 8,000

Stocks rally for a 3rd straight day on investor expectations that the recession will end later this year. Investors cheer changes to accounting rules and shrug off tensions at the G-20 summit in London. Factory orders rise for first time in 6 months.

Since Obama is running us into the ground - how has this happened?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:02 PM on Apr. 2, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (29)
  • he hasn't spoken yet today?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:04 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • He has spoken several times over the last few days at the G20, please choose another theory.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:05 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • Factory orders rise for first time in 6 months.


    People are getting their tax returns. 

    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 3:07 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • Three days hardly makes a difference. Let's see what happens in three months.
    mancosmomma

    Answer by mancosmomma at 3:09 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • "People are getting their tax returns. "

    Ditto. next question?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:12 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • well, I guess, the recession is officially over!!! woo hoo! time to break out the champagne and wysagu (sp?) steak!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:13 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • It is more than that. Oil is up, Blue Chips are up, all things that INVESTORS do. Tax return doesn't cover it either.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:14 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • I just read an article that says tomorrow the nonfarm payrolls will be announced. That won't be a happy bit o' news for the DJIA.
    Fiveofakind2

    Answer by Fiveofakind2 at 3:17 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • There are several reasons, 1)Obama has not spoken for a few days 2)Tax returns 3)The housing market always picks up in spring and summer which should help a lot of people.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:18 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • If you know the answer op, please enlighten us with your brilliance.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:20 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

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