3 Reasons Not to Panic Over the Stock Market Losing 1,000 Points in One Day. Remain calm, investors. There are still reasons to like stocks even though the Dow Jones Industrial Average is experiencing some turmoil right now. ByBrian Sozzi. Feb 9, 2018 ...
Traders continued to question whether the S&P 500 (SPX)'s test of its 200D average last week was the bottom. Yesterday's action, with its weak start and finish in positive territory, lent some credence to that theory.
For example, the DJIA has enjoyed an annualized increase of 7.33% since 1950, based on Yahoo Finance historical data. If we divide 72 by the number 7.33 (our historic annual rate of return) we get 9.82.
Planes and a helping hand from tax cuts accounted for 94% of the Dow Jones Industrial average's rise Wednesday—breaking the stock market index's worst losing streak yet in the age of President Donald Trump.