Stock Market Today: Nasdaq Outperforms as Nvidia Outlook Impresses

The major benchmarks finished higher in another choppy day for stocks thanks to a positive earnings reaction for Nvidia.

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The major benchmarks opened higher Thursday, with tech stocks leading the way on an impressive outlook from graphic chipmaker Nvidia

And while investor sentiment temporarily waned midday as "good news is bad news" jobs data amplified rate-hike fears across Wall Street, stocks found their footing by the close. 

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Karee Venema
Senior Investing Editor,

With over a decade of experience writing about the stock market, Karee Venema is the senior investing editor at She joined the publication in April 2021 after 10 years of working as an investing writer and columnist at Schaeffer's Investment Research. In her previous role, Karee focused primarily on options trading, as well as technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis.