Boom! Nasdaq finally tops 5,000 again

The tech-heavy Nasdaq index finally has surpassed the 5,000 level for the first time in 15 years.

The plunge was breathtaking. By October 2002, the Nasdaq had fallen to around 1,1108nearly 80% below its all-time high of about 5,132.

But tech stocks have come roaring back since the broader market bottomed nearly six years ago during the Great Recession.

Source: CNN Money (1233 Articles)
Written by Paul R. La Monica