Wall Street Flying High: Dow Nudges Above 23,000 For First Time

The Dow Jones industrial average surpassed 23,000 for the first time Tuesday. President Trump has celebrated his role in the stock market’s growth since the election, but its acceleration has also stirred fears that the country is approaching the end of another bubble.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson discusses the latest Dow milestone with Diane Swonk (@DianeSwonk) of DS Economics.

Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit

Support comes from

You won’t find a paywall here. Come as often as you like — we’re not counting. You’ve found a like-minded tribe that cherishes what a free press stands for. If you can spend another couple of minutes making a pledge of as little as $5, you’ll feel like a superhero defending democracy for less than the cost of a month of Netflix.