Bloomberg by the Numbers: 14,075.37

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A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange on Feb. 27, 2013.

That’s where the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed yesterday, its highest level since October 2007.

The Dow added 175.24 points and closed within 90 points of its record. The advance was led by JP Morgan Chase & Co., Caterpillar Inc., and Boeing Co., Bloomberg’s Michael Shanahan and Rita Nazareth reported.

The Dow, a price-weighted average of 30 blue-chip stocks, closed yesterday at its fifth-highest level ever. The Dow closed at a record high of 14,164.53 on October 9, 2007.

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