Matthew Craft

Index tops dot-com milestone


NEW YORK — For the first time since its dot-com era peak nearly 15 years ago, the Nasdaq composite has closed above 5,000.

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S&P 500 closes higher for sixth month straight

NEW YORK — News that IBM will buy back more stock and raise its dividend helped pull major stock indexes out of... Read more

S&P 500 reaches new high, led by tech


NEW YORK — Technology companies led the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to an all-time closing high Monday.

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Dow climbs for 10 days straight

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average has reached another milestone, recording its longest winning streak since 1996.

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