[$$] The S&P 500 Is on Pace to Triple This Year

Vital Signs Stocks have started the year with a nearly uninterrupted run—one that has us imagining just how high the market can go. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 507.32 points, or 2%, to 25,803.19 last week. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 1.6%, to 2786.24.