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The Dow has hit 20,000; now what?

This is the greatest sucker's rally in history, says David A Stockman, the former budget chief for president Reagan

A trader reacts as the Dow Jones closes above 20,000 for the first time at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. "We hit 10,000 on a wave of enthusiasm but we have had to climb a wall of worry all the way up to 20,000," says David Kelly, head of global strategy at JP Morgan Asset Management.

New York

YES, it is just another number.

But in an industry that lives and dies by the power (seen and unseen) of sums in all their varieties, that the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 20,000 on Wednesday was enough to give even the most hardened stock market watchers...

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