FILE - In this March 5, 2013, photo, a board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average, which beat the previous high it s

 

              FILE - In this March 5, 2013, photo, a board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average, which beat the previous high it s
FILE - In this March 5, 2013, photo, a board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average, which beat the previous high it set in October 2007, before the financial crisis and the great recession. When it comes to increased hiring, lower unemployment and a rising stock market, is there credit to pass around? It's a hotly debated point in Washington, where political scorekeeping amounts to who gets blame and who gets praise. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)