It was a huge day of records for the markets Thursday with the Nasdaq Composite closing at a new record close, its fourth in 2015. The Russell 2000 also ended the day with a record close, its 14th in 2015. Both indices hit intraday lifetime highs Thursday as well.
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Sprinting to the finish line on its first day of trading was Fitbit! The wearable health tracker had a stellar debut on the NYSE and opened with a valuation of $7 billion. The stock closed up 48.4% at a closing price of $29.68.
And breaking news towards the end of the 3 p.m. hour Thursday; shares of Martha Stewart Living were halted and then reopened, jumping on reports the company is nearing an agreement to sell itself to Sequential Brands Group.