The American public is not too impressed with the newest milestone reached on the stock exchange.    While unemployment remains high, the public (and the voters) remain upset with the current state of affairs as a recent poll has shown.  See this article for more details.

Meanwhile, I was obviously wrong with saying that the Dow would fall to a really low number.  Things are constantly changing in this global economy–so much so that no recession will be completely the same as previous recessions.  Other regions (Asia, Europe) now have an affect on any major economy such as the US.