dow-jones

Insider trading enriches and informs us, and could prevent scandals. Legalize it.

I don't know that Steve Cohen and SAC Capital are innocent of insider trading. But they shouldn't be punished for it either way.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 26, 2013

WonkTalk: Are happy days here again?

Neil Irwin and I talk about the Dow's "peak" and whether it matters.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 6, 2013

The stock market is back, but the economy isn’t. Blame Congress.

When the Fed's the only game in town, don't be surprised if markets boom while the economy languishes.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Mar 6, 2013

The Dow Jones’s new high is fake

As CNBC's Jeff Cox writes, "in inflation-adjusted dollars, the Dow would need to hit 15,731.54 to break the record." It's not there yet.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Mar 5, 2013

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