Wall Street and 401ks Rally in 2013

On the final day of 2013 the Dow closes up 72 points, marking the best year since 1995.
3:00 | 12/31/13

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And what -- year it was if you were lucky enough to have retirement savings in the market. On the final day of trading for the year the Dow closing up 72 points closing at an all time high the Dow gaining nearly 3500 points this year alone. Best year since 1995. ABC's chief business correspondent Rebecca Jarvis tonight returning to the baby boomers we follow here on world news have their 401 -- now recover. Its. -- -- banner year. We've kept in touch with you debating what to do with those harder and CD that's about -- we think about it anymore he wanted to pull everything out and ironic how that it would come back. We billing Kathy Walters of Illinois earlier this year hoping to visit their grandchildren. And travel on that -- at stake are retired 2008. And Murray term -- crash. Then earlier this year things started looking up. Thing about those. I think we travel -- And now to eat now that you have stayed the course how do you feel a little more than triple. -- -- -- Agree either. Look at Steve you put 125000. Dollars in a 401K at the start of the recession you would have watched it fall sharply. All the way down to about 61000. Dollars. But if you stuck with it the average 401K would be back and then -- tonight sitting at more than 167000. Dollars. And we caught up with all of those families tonight they are all seen their savings come back David and that's. All right Rebecca Jarvis a great new -- this year were -- Tokyo straight to be happy new year.

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