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Dow tops 17,000 for first time after government says hiring picked up speed last month

...068.26, an all-time high. The S&P 500 closed up 10.82 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,985.44 and the Nasdaq composite gained 28.19 points, or 0.6 percent, to 4,485.93.While the Dow's passing of 17,000 is a notable milestone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-03/dow-tops-17000-first-time-
Nasdaq composite posts best win streak in 3 years

NEW YORK -- The Nasdaq composite index notched its longest winning streak in more than three years Thursday after strong gains in factory orders and worker productivity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/05/fin_384877.shtml
Finance
Business briefs: Nasdaq composite closes above 4,000

NEW YORK -- Technology stocks, the dominant force on Wall Street this year, propelled the Nasdaq composite index to its first close above 4,000 today and boosted broader market indicators to records of their own. The Nasdaq, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/30/bus_280140.shtml
Business
Business briefs: Nasdaq composite posts record close

...blue-chip stocks lower on Wall Street on Friday, but the Nasdaq composite managed another record high close. The Dow Jones...gain of 234.57, or nearly 2.2 percent. The Nasdaq composite index rose 22.14, to 3,369.25. Friday was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/20/bus_275085.shtml
Business
Biggest daily point gains for Nasdaq composite index

The Nasdaq composite index had its biggest point gain ever and its second-largest percentage increase on Tuesday. The biggest percentage gain ever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/09/bus_238445.shtml
Business
Once-soaring tech stocks sink in sobering comedown

...market bubble about to burst.The tech-driven Nasdaq composite index fell 1.3 percent to 3,999 Friday to punctuate...hearkens back to the end of the dot-com boom. The Nasdaq composite index closed at an all-time high of 5,047 in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-11/once-soaring-tech-stocks-s
Stocks mixed as investors lock in gains

...of earnings next week. The Nasdaq composite index ticked higher for the...Jones Industrial average and the Nasdaq composite index posted losses for the...percent, at 10,568.29. The Nasdaq composite index gained 4.86, or 0...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/24/fin_402120.shtml
Finance
Tech stocks continue rally

NEW YORK -- The Nasdaq composite index topped 4000 for the first time and Dow Jones industrial...higher in a broad-based rally. At noon on Wall Street, the Nasdaq composite was up 64.08 at 4,001.13, having already set 12 closing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/24/met_279380.shtml
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Business briefs

Nasdaq climbs high; Microsoft takes dive NEW YORK -- The Nasdaq composite index rose to a record Wednesday even as investors punished Microsoft for a profit report that met published estimates but failed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/20/bus_280151.shtml
Business
Nasdaq suffers biggest loss in four months

NEW YORK -- The Nasdaq composite index suffered its biggest loss in four months Thursday as investors, irked by a cautious outlook from IBM and a profit warning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/18/fin_381478.shtml
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