The DOW started out the day over 12,000 for the first time ever. It hit about 12,049 before dropping back down. This is significant because it took over seven and a half years to go from 11,000 up to the 12,000 mark.
It took only 24 days to go from 10,000 up to 11,000 back in 1999, but then we were hit with many things around the country and world to stop the climb many times. In the past two weeks, there have been 7 closing records.
It looks like we're moving strong again with consumer confidence also rising. When consumer confidence rises, so do home sales!!
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