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Market Milestone: October 9, 2007

Two years ago the market touched an important milestone. Do you know what happened on October 9, 2007?

On that day, which is two years ago Friday, the S&P reached its all-time high of 1565. We know, that’s ancient history. But you can learn things from the past.

Take a look back at the decade for a moment:

March 24, 2000 – The S&P hits an all-time intraday high of 1,552.87 during the dot-com bubble.

October 10, 2002 – The dot-com bust sends the S&P to an intraday low of 768.63.

May 30, 2007 - The S&P 500 closed at 1,530.23 to set its first all-time closing high in more than seven years.

October 9, 2007 – The S&P touched its highest point ever at 1,565.15

Then… March 9, 2009 – The S&P closes at 676, a 13-year low.

As things stand right now the S&P needs to rise about 47% to get back to those lofty levels of 2007. Will it happen anytime soon?


What do you think? We want to know.


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Trader disclosure: On October 8, 2009, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Adami Owns (AGU), (C), (GS), (INTC), (MSFT), (NUE), (BTU); Finerman's Firm Owns (UNH) Calls; Finerman's Firm Owns (MSFT), (TGT); Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (WFC) Preferred; Finerman's Firm And Finerman Own (WMT); Finerman's Firm Is Short (USO), (IJR), (MDY), (SPY), (IWM), (UNG); Finerman's Firm Owns (BAC), (BAC) Call Spread, (BAC) Preferred; Finerman Owns (BAC), (BAC) Preferred; Finerman's Firm Owns (AET) Calls; Finerman's Firm Owns (WLP) Calls; Finerman's Firm Owns (RIG), Is Short (RIG) Calls; Finerman Owns (RIG); Pete Najarian Owns (BRCD) Calls; Pete Najarian Owns (C) Calls; Pete Najarian Owns (INTC), Is Short (INTC) Calls; Pete Najarian Owns (MYL) Calls; Pete Najarian Owns (STX) Calls; Pete Najarian Owns (WFC) Puts; Pete Najarian Owns (YHOO) Call Spread; Grasso Owns (AAPL), (ABK), (ASTM), (BAC), (C), (COST), (PRST), (V), (WMT), (FAZ)

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