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Stock market today: Wall Street waltzes past its latest milestone as S&P 500 closes above 5,000

Posted on AllSides February 9th, 2024
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More gains for U.S. stocks on Friday sent Wall Street to its latest record, milestone and winning week.

The S&P 500 rose 0.6% and finished a day above the 5,000 level for the first time. It’s the 10th record in less than a month for the index, which closed its 14th winning week in the last 15 to continue a romp that began around Halloween.

The Nasdaq composite jumped 1.2% to pull within 0.4% of its own all-time high, which was set in 2021. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was...

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