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Nasdaq rises to record high

One year ago   |   By Reuters

A rally in tech and consumer discretionary stocks lifted the Nasdaq to a record high. But as Fred Katayama reports, trade concerns hemmed in the Dow.
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The Nasdaq hits an all-time high

The Nasdaq hits an all-time high

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

The Nasdaq closed at a record high Wednesday as multiple tech stocks rose to fresh peaks, managing to shake off mounting trade tensions that have weighed on global markets this week. The dollar held close to its best level in 11 months, and Treasury yields inched higher.
Here is the scoreboard:
Dow Jones industrial average : 24,660.30 -39.91
S&P 500 : 2,773.27 +5.78
Nasdaq: 7,788794 +63.55
The European Union is set to hit the US with retaliatory tariffs. After the Trump administration imposed a 25% tariff on steel and aluminum imports to the US, the EU said it will place import duties...
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Nasdaq climbs to record; Dow capped by trade concerns

One year ago   |   By Reuters

NEW YORK - The Nasdaq closed at a record on Wednesday, lifted by a climb in large-cap tech and consumer discretionary names, while the Dow and S&P 500 were hemmed in as concerns over an escalation in the U.S.-China trade skirmish simmered.
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Nasdaq hits record high; Dow remains under pressure

One year ago   |   By Reuters

The Nasdaq touched a record on Wednesday, lifted by a climb in large-cap tech and consumer discretionary names, while the Dow and S&P 500 were hemmed in as concerns over an escalation in the U.S.-China trade spat simmered.
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FAANGs power Nasdaq to record high; Dow remains under pressure

One year ago   |   By Reuters

The Nasdaq hit a record on Wednesday as Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet touched all-time highs, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average struggled to shrug off concerns over a rapid escalation in the U.S.-China trade spat.
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