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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.

    DHS Secretary Defends Practice of Separating Families at Border

    [NATL] DHS Secretary Defends Practice of Separating Families at Border

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the practice of separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying that her department is merely following laws. Speaking at a White House briefing Monday, Nielsen said the issue has been growing for years, the product of loopholes that have created an open border.

    (Published Monday, June 18, 2018)