As the Nasdaq closes in on 6K, it has Apple, Microsoft and the 'big five' tech stocks to thank
The Nasdaq Composite was up more than 1 percent mid-day Monday, edging close to a record 6,000 points, as the Nasdaq 100 hit another all-time high. And the "big 5" technology companies — Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon — were in the lead. Stock indexes have made broad gains since the election, and Nasdaq is no exception. In December,...