Stock Market Today: Nasdaq Pops as Semiconductor Stocks Soar

The main indexes closed higher Monday after a bull call on Micron boosted several large-cap chipmakers.

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Stocks started the week on a positive note, with the main benchmarks building on last week's strong gains. 

Amid a relatively bare economic calendar, market participants sifted through several single-stock headlines – including memory chipmaker Micron Technology (MU) being named a top pick among semiconductor stocks.   

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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.