• Tech stocks drive the market higher with mega-cap giants Apple and Amazon leading the way

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

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    US stocks traded higher on Thursday, driven by mega-cap tech giants Microsoft, Apple and Amazon. The gains came even as weekly jobless of 419,000 were higher than estimates of 350,000. The S&P 500 is now less than 1% below its record high of 4,393. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stocks edged higher on Thursday, driven by a more than 1% gain in mega-cap tech giants Microsoft , Apple , and Amazon. The gains helped send the S&P 500 to just 1% below its record high of 4,393, having recovered all of its losses from...
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