The 10K Dow

American Voicesbusiness ISSUE 35•13 Apr 7, 1999

On March 29, the Dow Jones made history, closing above 10,000 points for the first time ever. What do you think about Wall Street's unprecedented vigor?

  • “Damn. I knew I should have invested my money in stocks instead of food.”

    Patrick Glynn –
    Cab Driver

  • “Ten thousand points doesn't seem like that much. I regularly reach that on the Dig Dug machine at the Hyper-Mart.”

    Lester Hodges –
    Investment Banker

  • “Everything's wonderful! Let's celebrate America's runaway prosperity by playing 'Yes! We Have No Bananas' on the phonograph again!”

    Felicia Hassler –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Some say money is the root of all evil. Then again, some say love, it is a river that drowns the tender reed.”

    Jen Kobel –
    Set Designer

  • “This gives me hope that perhaps someday my income will break the $10,000 mark.”

    Edward Burris –
    Cashier

  • “Forgive me if I do not congratulate your 'Dow' as it soars to ever-loftier heights. I am still mourning my lost son Icarus, whose hubris and folly made him fly too close to the sun.”

    Robert Stearns –
    Architect

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