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Cartoon: Wall Street's bull market and joblessness

amNewYork / Jimmy Margulies

amNewYork / Jimmy Margulies

Jimmy Margulies is an award-winning editorial cartoonist. 

The Dow smashed its record Tuesday, beating the previous high it set in October 2007, before the financial crisis and the Great Recession.

Despite the rise in the Dow, the U.S. economy is still struggling. Unemployment was just 4.7 percent when the Dow last reached a record five and half years ago, versus 7.9 percent now.
 

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