SAN FRANCISCO – Tech stocks showed broad strength for the first time this week on Thursday as nearly the entire sector rose along with the broader market. The main impetus for the gains was growing sentiment that a compromise may soon be reached to end the U.S. government shutdown. Notable gains came from the Internet sector, including Netflix Inc. , Pandora Media Inc. and Facebook Inc. . The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 60 points to 3,737.
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