Wall Street Continues Week of Gains, Apple Stock Hits New High

Posted on: August 20th, 2014 by ABC News No Comments

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Wall Street — barely — continued its week of gains on Wednesday, with two of the three major indices posting gains.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16979.13 on Wednesday, continuing a slow creep back to the 17000 milestone with a gain on the day of 59.54.

The S&P 500 closed up 4.91 to 1986.51, but the Nasdaq dropped 1.03 to 4526.48

Apple hit a new high on Wednesday, topping $100 per share, placing the company’s value in the vicinity of $600 billion, greater than any other publicly held company.

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