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  1. Today Is a Great Day to Buy Lots and Lots of Stocks!*Strangely, Tuesdays have been good days for the Dow for twenty straight weeks now. 
  2. Dow Falls on Fears the End Is NighThe Dow fell 112.61 points today.
  3. Nervous Markets Plunge on Fears of Well, EverythingThe Dow plunges as investors worry about the PIIGS, Korea, and everything else.
  4. Stocks Post Largest Single-Day Gain in a YearThanks to the E.U. bailout.
  5. Mediavore
    Sam Adams Stock Briefly Plummets; New Bedford and Gloucester Sue Over FishingPlus: Chinese delivery comes to Rozzy at last, and Pom runs a controversial campaign, all in our morning news roundup.
  6. Dow in Free FallFears about Greece and the rest of Europe are wreaking havoc on the markets.
  7. Dow Closes Weirdly HighYou would never go to the grocery store and pay a higher price because someone else did, but that’s what happens in stocks.”
  8. NYSE Threatened by Upstart ExchangesIs Kansas the new Wall Street? Nah.
  9. Dow Closes Above 10,00010,015.86, to be exact.
  10. It’s Okay to Be Happy About the Dow Hitting 10,000A lot of people make fun of these milestones, but I think that it has an effect on psychology,” says an analyst.
  11. President: Dow Is Good, But Sox Are Awesome!Like most world leaders, Barack Obama is a man-child.
  12. Most Banks Pass ‘Stress Tests’Even accounting for the worst possible scenarios, most of the nineteen financial institutions analyzed by the government seem to be capitalized well enough to survive.
  13. It’s 1997 All Over AgainAnd is that really so bad?
  14. The Dow Fell Way Down Today, But Sarah Jessica Parker Came Forth With a Solution For Our Economic WoesThe bad news and the good news about today’s market slide.
  15. The Economy Is a ‘Horror Show’Grab your popcorn.
  16. ‘Dow Doobie Doo Down Down.’The highs and lows of today’s market, as told through the posts on a Manhattan parenting message board.
  17. When a Random 400-Point Spike Is Par for the CourseThe Dow experienced a big bump just before four o’clock — but that doesn’t necessarily mean it was a good day.
  18. Stock Market Lunges Just When Our Backs Were TurnedAnd normally we like that! What’s up today in the economy …
  19. Sun Crosses World, Leaving Economic Wreckage in Its WakeAsian markets fell in massive selloffs, followed by European markets. And guess who’s next?
  20. Stocks Plunged Despite Rate-Cut Promises by Bernanke, and AIG Execs Went on Posh VacationThe Dow lost 200 points in the last hour of trading alone today. But not everybody has been having a bad couple of weeks! Somebody got a MANICURE.
  21. Citigroup Posts $2.5 Billion LossA lot of big news at the banks today — but there’s also crazy stuff going down with Jeff Zucker, Dan Rather, Brooke Astor (from beyond!), and Barack Obama, in our daily industry roundup.
  22. JPMorgan Chase Profits Fall 53 PercentBut they did better than analysts predicted. That, plus the latest on Hamptons real-estate prices, Condé Nast’s upper echelons, and the “You go girl!” spinner, in our daily industry roundup.
  23. Ben Affleck to Play a Reporter … in Real LifeThe actor-vist will report from eastern Congo for ‘Nightline’; and other media, law, finance, and real-estate news.