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Dow Industrials Index Breaks 10,000 Barrier

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Dow Industrials Index Breaks 10,000 Barrier

Dow Industrials Index Breaks 10,000 Barrier

Dow Industrials Index Breaks 10,000 Barrier

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The Dow Industrials index finishes the day above the 10,000 mark for the first time since May of 2002. The rise in essential stock prices is attributed to escalating consumer confidence, greater business spending and strong retail sales. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.