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The Nasdaq composite hit 10,000 for the first time ever on Tuesday. 
The tech-heavy index’s rally was led by Apple and Amazon, which both hit all-time highs Tuesday. 
Both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average slumped at the same time. 
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The Nasdaq composite index briefly traded above 10,000 for the first time ever Tuesday before slightly paring some gains as tech stocks continue to rally as investors bet on their strength amid the economic reopening. 

The tech-heavy index rose as much as 0.7% to an all-time intraday high of 10,002.50, a key level for the index. This year, the Nasdaq has led the major US indexes in recovering from the coronavirus-induced market meltdown — it was the first to erase losses year-to-date, and the first to surpass its February highSee the rest of the story at Business Insider

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