If the DOW falls below this number the 2009 DEPRESSION will be very, very long and painful. Recovery will be counted in decades.
9:15 (CST) DOW briefly falls to 7490- 105 points north of "unrecoverable stall" with catastrophic consequences
10:15 President BO to speak on "mortgage recovery plan" in one hour
3:30 DOW ends at 7555
Catastrophic disaster diverted for one more day...
This level of the DOW would put it below 50% of the October 2007 high and also mark a ten year low. This will result in a prolonged Great Recession at the least and most likely a Depression, resulting in a lost decade.