Milestones in the Nasdaq composite index

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Posted: Mar 13, 2012 4:45 PM
Milestones in the Nasdaq composite index

The Nasdaq composite index closed above 3,000 Tuesday for the first time since Dec. 11, 2000. Here are other milestones for the technology-focused index and their dates:

First close above 1,000: July 17, 1995.

2,000: July 16, 1998.

3,000: Nov. 3, 1999.

4,000: Dec. 29, 1999

5,000: March 9, 2000

Next day: 5,048.62 (all-time high)

By October 9, 2002: all the way down to nearly 1,100

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Sources: FactSet, Nasdaq.com