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2014-08-30

Wall Street hits record ahead of U.S. Labor Day long weekend

 
U.S. stocks hit a new record, albeit in thin trade ahead of the U.S. Labor Day long weekend. The S&P 500 added 6.6 points to 2003.37. The ASX SPI 200 is off two points to 5613.
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2014-08-30

Wide discount appeals at Herald

 
Herald Investment Trust is now trading at an astonishing 16% discount to its NAV of 803.10p, despite the Nasdaq composite in the US and the Numis Smaller Companies index, which represents the bottom 10th of the UK main listed market by value, nearing all-time highs.
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2014-08-30

Wall Street edges higher in thin trading ahead of Labor Day long weekend

 
U.S. stocks rose today in a quiet session ahead of an extended holiday weekend as the latest in a string of positive data pushed investors to extend a rally that had been briefly threatened by geopolitical concerns. The S&P 500 rose 0.3 percent at 3:45 p.m. in New York. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose less than 0.1 percent, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite increased 0.4 percent.
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