By Paul Schmitt
The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached another milestone yesterday. On Monday, the 30-stock average went up 5,000 points in the same calendar year for the first time ever. According to CNBC, The Dow Jones jumped up over 200 points during the session and is also on track to post 70 record closes in a year for the first time. Casey St. Henry of Thrivent Financial in Sturgeon Bay says it has been a remarkable market run of growth.
The Dow, along with the S & P 500 and the Nasdaq composite, have seen over twenty percent growth this year. The Dow Jones closed at 24,792.20 at the bell yesterday. St. Henry recommends people to consult with a financial advisor to map out an investment plan before investing money in the stock market.