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By Kevin Matras
Executive Vice President
Zacks Investment Research

Nasdaq Makes Another New All-Time High

Stocks were mixed yesterday, but the Nasdaq made another new all-time high with a 0.13% gain. The small-cap Russell 2000 was up as well with a 0.33% gain.

The story remains the same; economic optimism continues to drive stocks higher.

With Q2 GDP estimated to come in at 10.3%, and the Fed raising full-year GDP from 6.5% to 7%, the economy looks set to soar.

We'll get another look at the economy with today's Durable Goods Orders report, the third and final estimate for Q1 GDP (6.4% est.), Weekly Jobless Claims, Retail and Wholesale Inventories, the Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Index, and Corporate Profits.

In the meantime, the economy looks great. And so does the market.

For a more detailed outlook on what to expect from stocks in the second half, be sure to read our latest article.

In it, we go over three key ingredients to help you beat the market. Pay attention to these three things, and 2021 could be a time for record gains. You can read all about it in our article titled...

Second Half Stock Market Outlook


Kevin Matras

Executive Vice President, Zacks Investment Research


7 Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Today, we are inviting you to take a free peek at MarketBeat's proprietary, exclusive and up-to-the-minute list of 7 Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever.

These stocks have incredible long-term prospects

Many of these companies might appear to be nothing special at first glance. Others might be names you have heard before and decided to pass on, but financials don't lie.

The companies on this list print billions of dollars of cash each year in profit and show no sign of slowing down.

If you haven't given these companies strong consideration for you portfolio, now is the time to take a look.

Click here to see the list now.

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