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Dow Jones Closes at Record High, Notches All-Time Intraday High

15 July 2017, 12:52 | Melanie Burgess

Target jumped 4.8 percent after raising its second-quarter forecasts, citing higher sales and customer traffic. The Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) closed up 67.87 points, or 1.10% to 6,261.17, with shares of Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) hitting a record high. Big-dividend stocks like utilities and real estate companies rose as bond yields fell.

Thursday's action left the Nasdaq composite ahead almost 2% for the week and tracking toward its best weekly finish since late May.

The Dow is up 1,875.14 points, or 9.5 percent.

Modest gains by technology companies and banks are leading US stock indexes slightly higher in midday trading on Wall Street.

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The world leaders, however, are praising Liu and called on China to release his widow, Liu Xia , from house arrest. Geng said China has lodged formal protests with the United States, Germany and the United Nations, among others.

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat at 21,530.

NASDAQ measures a number of indices reflecting the reaction of USA's high tech markets and business environments on the country's political and economic developments which have an impact on high tech markets. A rise in technology stocks boosted the Nasdaq.

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