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The NASDAQ Composite is a stock market index that includes almost all stocks listed on the Nasdaq stock market. Along with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 Index, it is one of the three most-followed stock market indices in the United States. The composition of the NASDAQ Composite is heavily weighted towards companies in the information technology sector. The NASDAQ-100, which includes 100 of the largest non-financial companies in the Nasdaq Composite, accounts for over 90% of the NASDAQ Composite's movement.

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Wall Street has biggest gain since July, sets more records

wall street has biggest gain since july, sets more records
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged more than 450 points Wednesday as the stock market notched its best day in nearly two months. The S&P 500 rose 1.5%, it's best day since July 6. The benchmark..
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Gains for tech stocks nudge S&P 500 even closer to record

gains for tech stocks nudge s&p 500 even closer to record
NEW YORK — Wall Street nudged a bit higher on Monday, and the S&P 500 teased even closer to its record high. The benchmark index rose 9.14 points, or 0.3%, to 3,381.99. Earlier in the day, it briefly..
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Wall Street rallies as Fed keeps rates pinned at record low

wall street rallies as fed keeps rates pinned at record low
NEW YORK — Wall Street rallied on Wednesday, and the S&P 500 climbed 1.2% for its best day in two weeks after the Federal Reserve kept the accelerator floored on its support for the economy. U.S...
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S&P 500 has biggest loss in nearly 4 weeks as tech stumbles

s&p 500 has biggest loss in nearly 4 weeks as tech stumbles
NEW YORK (AP) — Slumping stocks across most of Wall Street sent the S&P 500 to its worst loss in nearly four weeks on Thursday, undercut by a report showing layoffs are picking up across the country..
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Banks and energy firms lead stocks higher on Wall Street

banks and energy firms lead stocks higher on wall street
Wall Street extended its recent run of gains Tuesday despite a late stumble that nearly wiped out the stock market’s gains for the day. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index, which was up 0.8% in the..
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Stocks climb worldwide as CEOs prepare latest report cards

stocks climb worldwide as ceos prepare latest report cards
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Late rally on Wall Street

late rally on wall street
NEW YORK — Optimism returned to Wall Street on Friday, and stocks rallied to cap a shaky week dogged by worries that rising coronavirus counts may halt the economy’s recent upswing. The S&P 500..
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Asia markets slip as virus outbreaks mute hopes for rebound

asia markets slip as virus outbreaks mute hopes for rebound
TOKYO (AP) — Markets were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday as expanding coronavirus outbreaks dimmed hopes for a global recovery, despite an overnight rally in tech shares that pushed the Nasdaq..
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Wall Street rises again, joins worldwide upturn for markets

wall street rises again, joins worldwide upturn for markets
Stocks are pushing higher in early Monday trading on Wall Street, joining a worldwide upturn headlined by the best day for Chinese stocks in nearly five years. The S&P 500 was 1.4% higher, following up..
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Stock futures slip after Nasdaq Composite notches new record

stock futures slip after nasdaq composite notches new record
Futures tied to the major U.S. stock indexes slipped at the start of the overnight session after the Nasdaq Composite notched a new record. ......
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Wall Street hits the brakes after strong, weeks-long rally

wall street hits the brakes after strong, weeks-long rally
Wall Street hit the brakes Tuesday, a day after its remarkable, weeks-long rally brought the S&P 500 back to positive for the year and the Nasdaq to a record high. The S&P 500 was down 0.9%, as of 6:45..
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Wall Street jumps on surprise improvement in labor market

U.S. stock indexes jumped on Friday, with the Nasdaq Composite less than 1% away from a record high, on hopes of a faster economic rebound from a coronavirus-led slump after data showed surprise job..
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Wall Street jumps after surprise job additions in May

U.S. stock indexes jumped on Friday, with the Nasdaq Composite less than 1% away from a record high, after a closely watched report showed surprise job additions in May, lending weight to hopes of a..
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Wall Street pauses, and S&P 500's 4-day winning streak snaps

wall street pauses, and s&p 500's 4-day winning streak snaps
Wall Street paused on Thursday, and the S&P 500 fell for the first time in five days as stocks that had held steadiest through this year's feverish swings gave back some of their gains. The S&P 500..
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Stock market slips as US-China tensions weigh on investors

stock market slips as us-china tensions weigh on investors
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Wall Street Higher on Investor Optimism

wall street higher on investor optimism
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Dow ends 1.9% lower after terrible US economic data

dow ends 1.9% lower after terrible us economic data
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Dow plunged 1,465 points, enters 'bear market' on Coronavirus fears

dow  plunged 1,465 points, enters 'bear market' on coronavirus fears
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Coronavirus: Wall Street joins global sell-off in worst week since 2008 crisis

coronavirus: wall street joins global sell-off in worst week since 2008 crisis
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Coronavirus: Dow rallies more than 400 points as China provides further support to financial markets

coronavirus: dow rallies more than 400 points as china provides further support to financial markets
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Positive eurozone data pushes global equity markets higher

Global equity markets rebounded on Friday, with the U.S. Nasdaq Composite Index hitting a record high, as investors took in positive economic data from Europe and worried less about the potential..
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Stocks close at record highs; Nasdaq eclipses 9,000 for first time

stocks close at record highs; nasdaq eclipses 9,000 for first time
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S&P 500, Nasdaq open higher; Dow hit by Boeing, Home Depot

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S&P 500 snaps 6-week string of gains even as stocks rise

s&p 500 snaps 6-week string of gains even as stocks rise
U.S. stocks shook off a midday stumble to finish slightly higher Friday, though the modest rebound was not enough to keep the S&P 500 from breaking its longest stretch of weekly gains in two years...
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Stock Market News for Nov 20, 2019

stock market news for nov 20, 2019
Benchmarks closed mixed on Tuesday, the Nasdaq recorded third consecutive high close on gains in tech stocks. However, the Dow and the S&P 500 ended in the negative territory due to disappointing Q3..
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Donald Trump’s Speech Was Supposed to Move the Market. The Dow Didn’t Move at All.

donald trump’s speech was supposed to move the market. the dow didn’t move at all.
Inching Higher. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite eked out small gains on Tuesday, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed exactly at the break-even line in a relatively quiet session. President..
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Stocks Keep Hitting Record Highs. Where to Find Values Now.

stocks keep hitting record highs. where to find values now.
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Business briefly: Stocks hover near records; Google goes quantum

business briefly: stocks hover near records; google goes quantum
Indexes eked out tiny gains Wednesday following a wobbly day of trading as investors reviewed another set of mixed quarterly report cards from big companies. The S&P 500 rose 8.53 points, or 0.3%, to..
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