Nasdaq Closes at All-Time High

As does the Russell 2000 index
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 4, 2018 3:00 PM CDT
Nasdaq Closes at All-Time High
Trader Thomas Donato works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, May 31, 2018.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks rose again on Wall Street, led by gains for technology companies, retailers and household goods makers, the AP reports. The Nasdaq composite and an index measuring small-company stocks, which have both done well in recent weeks, each set all-time highs on Monday. Google's parent company, Alphabet, rose 1.5% and Microsoft added 0.9%. Facebook lagged behind. Target, Walmart and Under Armour rallied. Energy companies fell along with the price of oil. The S&P 500 rose 12 points, or 0.4%, to 2,746. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 178 points, or 0.7%, to 24,813. The Nasdaq climbed 52 points, or 0.7%, to 7,606. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks also closed at an all-time high. (Read more stock market stories.)

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