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The Nasdaq closed above 6,000 for the first time on Tuesday (Apr 25) following a round of mostly strong corporate earnings and ahead of the White House's long-awaited tax cut announcement on Wednesday.
All of these stocks have hit all-time highs at some point in the last 6 months, and a lot of them have again reached new highs over the last few weeks. Over the past four quarters, 71 per cent of the companies had beaten estimates.
The tech-heavy Nasdaq rose as much as 0.4 percent to hit a record level of 6,007.72 helped by gains in Biogen and Apple.
The 30-share Dow Jones industrial average did best among the main Wall Street indices, rising by 1.1 per cent to 20,996.12 as McDonald's, the hamburger chain, ...
Since Trump's electoral victory last November, the Nasdaq has increased 15.7%, more than the Dow with 14.3% and S&P 500 with 11.5%.
As a refresher, the Nasdaq composite is an index of all the stocks that now trade on the NASDAQ.
The first quarter this year has featured good earnings news.
It is the Nasdaq's first thousand-point jump since the dot-com era, when it took 49 trading days to climb to 5000 and exuberance for tech stocks helped companies like the now-defunct Pets.com go public.
The S&P 500 index showed 57 52-week highs and two lows, while the Nasdaq recorded 114 highs and nine lows.
On the data front, the Conference Board's consumer confidence index fell to 120.3 in April from 124.9 the month earlier and slightly below the consensus forecast of 122.5.
He is awaiting extradition to Tennessee, where he will be charged with sexual contact with a minor and aggravated kidnapping. The charge carries a minimum 10-year sentence. "It was kind of a roller coaster of emotions for her".
The statement includes a Security Council demand that "the Democratic People's Republic of Korea conduct no further tests". And for a period during the 13th century, both China and Korea were under the rule of the Mongolian empire.
By the time Spencer was done speaking, the protest outside had exploded, with hundreds more people assembled. In a statement, the university said it would abide by the decision and allow Spencer to speak.
Only one tropical storm was recorded in April between 1851 and 2015, those records show (compared to 21 in May). The system has migrated from part tropical and part subtropical to a fully tropical system.
The TRAPPIST-1 planets are also smaller and one has already been proven not to be rocky through a density measurement. Science boffins have scoured the deepest parts of space - but are yet to find surface water on any other planet.
Users can create lists, add due dates, keep track of deadlines by adding reminders and personalise each list with coloured themes. Most of the features from Wunderlist are absent at the moment, which is also why Microsoft hasn't shut down Wunderlist...
Sanchez has been a problem for Wenger with his mood swings this season and he was well below his best for long periods once again. With fourth placed City well adrift of leaders Chelsea , boss Pep Guardiola is destined to finish his first season empty-handed.
Folks on social media couldn't help but compare this prisoner release to the one the Obama administration negotiated with Iran. Critics had accused the Obama administration of indifference to her case.
She added that when it comes to balancing the budget and repealing Obamacare, both Handel and Trump are for the people. In Georgia, US Democrats have narrowly missed an opportunity to cause great upset to President Donald Trump.
Interior Minister Nestor Reverol called her "another victim of the Terrorist Right, which is full of hatred". But opposition leaders are rejecting calls for dialogue and demanding the immediate scheduling of elections.
Stores selling cigarettes and e-cigarettes would also be banned from delivering cigarettes, tobacco products and e-cigarettes. Chicago has the highest taxes for cigarettes at $6.16 per pack, followed by New York City at $5.85 per pack.
Ontario police arrest 100 men in child prostitution case
Police focused on men who allegedly tried to buy sex from underage individuals in a bid to curb demand, Truong said. No details about the men have been released, nor have police provided specifics about the charges they face.
Unilever revenue rises 6.1%
Nestle reported organic growth of 2.3% in the first three months of the year, boosted by Asia and Africa. The company's shares are up 1.5% as sales rose 2.9% in its first quarter beating a forecast of 2%.
Apple Wants To Make Your iPhone A Lot More Eco-Friendly
While this is great for Jobs' Mob, it means that users are forced to buy new gear, which places a strain on the environment. The "renew" programme primarily targets Apple's own products but also accepts mobile phones from other manufactures.
Trump says he will release tax reform package next week
Trump's order directs Mnuchin to determine if the authority could lead to costs for the Treasury, and hence to taxpayers. Neither senior official offered specific details of what the administration's plan might look like.
Walcott: Nothing can keep Ozil down
Arsenal managed to grab their first Premier League win since February, thanks to second-half goals from Ozil, Walcott and Giroud. Bilic won't lose his job over this game, but a point here will make the Swansea match a better shot.
Meghan Markle finally accepted by the family of Prince Harry
A source close to Markle told ET, however, that the jewelry is actually a Hamsa evil eye ring, which was given to her as a gift. Meghan Markle is set to attend Pippa Middletons wedding to financier James Matthews as Prince Harrys date, PEOPLE has learned.
Bulls early surprise of playoffs after taking 2 at Boston
After the game, Larry Bird of the Celtics said: "I didn't think anyone was capable of doing what Michael has done to us". Stevens wouldn't discuss who the team's best - or worst - players have been over the first two games of the series.
Starbucks hue- and flavor-shifting beverage won't last long
Earlier this month, Seattle-based Starbucks also introduced a "Pink Drink" made with coconut milk and topped with strawberries. And Twitter user "Mair" wrote: "Gutted that the Starbucks unicorn frappucino is a U.S. only thing, they look so cool:ccccc".