The Dow's lack of exposure to the Magnificent Seven tech stocks has put it behind the S&P 500 in 2023.
Cyberattacks, especially ransomware attacks, continue to increase across the world.
The market's recovery thus far has added some members to the exclusive group of U.S. companies with market caps of more than $1 trillion. Two companies with strong ties to artificial intelligence (AI) are in contention to join that exclusive group: Meta Platforms (NASDAQ: META), with a market cap of roughly $835 billion, and Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) with a market cap of $759 billion. It's worth noting that both companies were formerly members, only to lose their qualification for the club during the economic downturn.