The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 0.5% this week, its highest since September 1, when the financial crisis hit.
It is the first time since the market crash of 2008 that the index has not fallen more than 10% since the beginning of the year.
But that could change in the next week.
The Nasdaq Composite is up 1.3%.
The S&P 500 is up 2.4%.
The Nas is down 0.4% and the Russell 2000 is down 1.2%.
The Russell 2000 has lost nearly all of its value since the end of August.
And the Dow has gained 5.6%.
The Dow is now up 3.9% this year, the best gain since 2009.
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Wall Street has been hit hard by the financial crises.
The Dow, which has seen its best gains since the 2007-2009 recession, has lost more than 50% of its market value since it peaked in September 2008.
The S & P 500 is down more than 4%.
And the Russell 3000 is down 4.5%.
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