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  1. Nasdaq Soars to 15-Year High, Sets Record

    Let the good times roll. The dotcom boom may be long gone, but the second-largest stock exchange in the U.S. has reached that era’s levels once again, closing at a whopping 5,056.06 yesterday and topping its March 2000 peak of 5,048.62. The exchange has risen 20 percent since October, fueled by investment in tech giants like Apple, Netflix and Google. And thanks to positive — and profitable — forecasts, the surge is likely to continue in the months ahead.

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