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Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite Index closes above 8000; up 176.33 points at 8,039.16


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Thursday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index up above 8000 points. The index first reached the 8000 mark on Aug 27, 2018. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.49 billion.

Advancers stocks led declining by 2.68 to 1 ratio. There were 2319 advancers and 865 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 54 stocks reached a 52 week high and 41 those reaching lows totaled. The most active, advancers, decliners, unusual volume and most active by dollar volume can be monitored intraday on the Most Active Stocks page.

The NASDAQ 100 index closed up 2.29% for the day; a total of 172.93 points. The current value is 7,724.83. The Kraft Heinz Company ( KHC ) had the largest percent change down (-8.63%) while Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ( AMD ) had the largest percent change gain rising 16.2%.

The Dow Jones index closed up 1.43% for the day; a total of 371.12 points. The current value is 26,378.19. Walmart Inc. ( WMT ) had the largest percent change down (.3%) while Dow Inc. ( DOW ) had the largest percent change gain rising 4.23%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 8/8/2019 4:44:00 PM

NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX
8000
milestone closes above
54
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
41
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
 
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100 INDEX
%
16.2
ROSE
 
 

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.





This article appears in: News Headlines , US Markets
Referenced Symbols: KHC , AMD , WMT , DOW



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