Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

Dow briefly breaks 13,000 mark

Continue reading below

It came and went in a flash, but its symbolic power couldn’t be dismissed. The Dow crossed 13,000 for the first time since 2008. Dan McMahon of Raymond James said the mark is “just a big round number’’ as a matter of market fundamentals, but “Psychologically, it matters.’’ The milestone could motivate investors to pump more money back into the market.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week