How the Dow has bounced back since October

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Posted: Mar 07, 2012 4:12 PM
How the Dow has bounced back since October

The Dow Jones industrial average has rallied more than 20 percent since last Oct. 3, mostly because of enthusiasm about the improving U.S. economy. It has sustained single-day drops of more than 200 points eight times during the rally, the most recent a 203-point decline on Tuesday. After each of the previous dips, the Dow snapped back quickly:

Oct. 17: Down 247.49 points.

Oct. 18: Up 180.05 points.

Oct. 25: Down 207.00.

Oct. 26-27: Up 501.93.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1: Down 575.15, including drops of more than 275 points each day.

Nov. 2-8: Up 512.22.

Nov. 9: Down 389.24.

Nov. 10-11: Up 372.74.

Nov. 21-23: Down 538.61, including two single-day drops of more than 200 points.

Nov. 28-30: Up 813.90.

March 6: Down 203.66.

March 7: Up 78.18.

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Source: FactSet.