Investment Figures Of The Week

Believe it or not, the stock market ended the week up--but it was a 
      blood-curdling week in the financial markets. Driven down by widespread fears 
      of renewed inflation, and propelled by forced selling of emerging-market stocks 
      and mortgage-backed securities, bond prices plummeted. The stock market 
      followed, with the Dow Jones industrial average falling below 3600 on Apr. 4. 
      Small-cap stocks were devastated. But the market recovered smartly on Apr. 5. 
      Foreign markets also realized gains.

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