The Stock Market Had Its Best Day Since 1987

A Wall Street Banker Turned to Comedy for Happiness and a Career Change, by Sarah Jaffe | July 10, 2017

Sarah Jaffe

A funny thing happened Tuesday on Wall Street, the day the U.S. stock market had its best day in history.

It wasn’t so much a change in fortune as it was a change in thinking.

The big news Tuesday was that the stock market had its best day since 1987.

A funny thing happened Tuesday on Wall Street, the day the U.S. stock market had its best day in history.

It wasn’t so much a change in fortune as it was a change in thinking. Wall Street had all the momentum. The Dow was up nearly 200 points in six minutes, and so was the S&P 500, which had a six-point gain in just 36 minutes.

The fact that Wall Street had all the momentum, and the Dow and S&P were rising so quickly, was good news for investors.

But they were also good news for a surprising reason.

It was the same reason investors bought stocks in the first place: It was a time to buy, and people should buy because the market was going higher.

That also meant people who were investing were buying shares to get out of stocks. The market was going higher. The people buying shares were getting out.

That’s a pretty clear message, and it’s an easy one to understand.

But the thing is, while most people buy stocks because they have a plan to sell them when stocks are going down, it’s completely understandable that people who are investing could be buying stocks to get out of stocks, and the market could be going up because they bought stocks.

I know that’s true because I spend almost all my time talking to investors about investing so I do know about stocks and they

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