Stock Market 2009:
Dow grew 60% since its yearly low in March, 2009 (source: NPR)
Stock Market 2010:
The Dow Jones Industrial Average of 30 blue-chip stocks rose 11.02 per cent over the year, while the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 12.78 per cent. The tech-rich NASDAQ added a hefty 16.91 per cent.