Approaches the 11000 level.
The Nasdaq index is trading to new session highs at 10995.168, up 0.49% and moving closer to the next milestone at 11K.
Although higher, the Nasdaq index is still lagging the S&P index which is up 0.62% and the Dow which is up 1.10%.
The Dow is being led by Disney whose shares are up a .93% at $127.76. It's high price today reached $130.31. Also rising today are shares of Boeing which are up 4.45% and DuPont which is up 3.63%
On Monday, the NASDAQ moved above the July high price of 10,839.93. This week the price is up 2.31% to start the month of August off. The year-to-date gain for the NASDAQ is now up to 22.51%. That far outpaces the S&P index which is up 2.98% for the year. The Dow is still down by around 5%.
In Europe, the best performer is the German DAX which is down -4.44%.
For the FAANG, the YTD gains for each are showing:
- Facebook , + 21.9%
- Apple, + 48.76%
- Amazon, +73.5%
- Netflix, + 56.24%
- Google, +10.48%
Microsoft - not part of FAANG - is trading up 35.11%.