Money | Sluggish real estate and commodities bring a Dow rebound
by Timothy Lamer
Posted 10/21/06, 12:00 am
For those with memories of the roaring '90s, the recent surge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average had an unusual feel to it. Very little champagne flowed and few analysts boasted of a "new era" in investing this time around, even as the Dow hit new highs throughout the first two weeks of October. For the year through Oct. 11, the Dow was up 10.6 percent.