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Nasdaq closes above 4,000 for first time in 13 years

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Nasdaq closes above 4,000 for first time in 13 years (Reuters)

The stock market made history again today wnen the Nasdaq composite index finished above 4,000 for the first time since 2000 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average kept rising to set a new record-high close. The Nasdaq Composite Index (IXIC) climbed 23.18 points, or 0.58 percent, to close at 4,017.75, with the Dow (DJI) adding 0.26 points to end trading at 16,072.80. The S&P 500 Index (SPX) advanced 0.28 point, or 0.02 percent, to 1,802.76. Yesterday, the Dow closed at another record high as it continues its ascent amid the Fed’s easy-money policies.

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