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Alphabet Inc. Cl A stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL, -1.02% rose 2.59% to $2,823.02 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Alphabet Inc. Cl A closed $102.06 short of its 52-week high ($2,925.08), which the company reached on September 1st.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Apple Inc. AAPL, +0.34% rose 2.02% to $143.76, Microsoft Corp. MSFT, -0.27% rose 2.17% to $302.75, and Facebook Inc. Cl A FB, +0.23% rose 1.23% to $328.53. Trading volume (1.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.

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