It was meant to put the importance of the DOW in perspective. The DOW has little to do with the economic conditions of average Americans when inflation of food and fuel is skyrocketing. And fuel and food are not used or included in calculating the national inflation rate.WTF does that have to do with the subject of this thread? The OP had stated that the DOW would be pushing 27,000 by the 16th of last month. What does the price of gas and milk have to do with anything?