Nasdaq reality check: new high but up just 0.2% from 2000 peak

June 19, 2015 6:58 PM

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Screens by the Market Intelligence Desk show the Nasdaq yesterday topping its old intraday high of 5132.62 from March 10, 2000. The Nasdaq rose as high as 5143.32 Wednesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew))

The Nasdaq composite made history yesterday, topping its old intraday record high from March 2000. Markets cheered the news. But the sad truth is the Nasdaq is simply back to where it was 15 years ago.

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