Sources tell the Post that Andreessen is competing with Nasdaq to create the first regulated Bitcoin exchange. Andreessen has reportedly reached out to the NY Department of Financial Exchange for more information on the upcoming rules. Andreessen declines to comment on the reports.
The Nasdaq stock market apologizes for early release of Twitter results. Official statement:
The posting was caused by an operational issue that exposed the release on Twitter’s IR [investor relations] website for approximately 45 seconds.
The Nasdaq Composite reaches a record closing and intraday high. It increases by 46.96 points to 5210.14, a 0.9% increase. This surge is due in large part due to a rise in both the Google Class A and Class C stocks.
A major rally in Google stock pushes the Nasdaq to a second straight record high. The Nasdaq Composite closes at 5210.14 as Google rises 16.26% and closes on an all-time high of $699.92.