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      11-07-2012, 05:47 PM   #75
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Originally Posted by MiddleAgedAl View Post
Of course I dont know what your 401K contains, but if I assume it matches, say, the mix represented in the Dow, then it may look a helluva lot better today than 4 years ago, but still not as good as it looked in 2007, when a Republican was at the wheel. Even if it looks as good as it did in 2007, you would have fallen behind due to inflation, but if it shadows the Dow and is lower than that height, then you are way behind where were were then in raw purchasing power.
The point was made and you agreed that the Dow looks better today than it did 4 years ago when Barack Obama took office. Period.

What happened in 2007 is irelevent because Barack Obama was not in office. Let's please stay on topic.