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Nasdaq Closes at Record, Dow Rallies More Than 400 Points After Jobs Report

Shares of Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google all rose to help the indexes rise

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    Nasdaq Closes at Record, Dow Rallies More Than 400 Points After Jobs Report
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    A Wall Street sign hangs near the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, July 22, 2016, in New York.

    U.S. stocks traded higher on Friday after the release of stronger-than-expected employment data, CNBC reported.

    The Nasdaq composite advanced 1.8 percent and hit intraday and closing records, erasing the losses from last month's correction.

    The Nasdaq 100, which is made up of the 100 largest companies in the Nasdaq composite, also reached a record high. Friday marked the first time since Jan. 26 that either index reached a record high.

    Shares of Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google all rose to help the indexes rise.

    Colorado Man Charged With Five Counts of Murder in Deaths of Wife and Daughters

    [NATL] Colorado Man Charged With Five Counts of Murder in Deaths of Wife and Daughters

    Christopher Lee Watts was charged with five counts of murder Monday for the deaths of his wife Shanann Watts and their two daughters Bella and Celeste. Watts had initially pleaded publicly that his wife and daughters had gone missing. Their bodies were discovered on the property of the oil and natural gas company Watts worked for. The D.A. said that it's "too early" to discuss whether prosecutors would seek the death penalty.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 20, 2018)