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Stocks enjoyed a record-setting month in August as several of the benchmark indexes reached new
all-time highs during the month. Of the benchmark indexes listed here, only the Global Dow lost value.
Otherwise, indexes representing large caps, small caps, and tech stocks all posted noteworthy monthly
gains. A strong employment situation, positive economic growth, and relatively stagnant inflation have
contributed to investor confidence, despite ongoing global trade wars. Tech stocks soared in August, as the
Nasdaq jumped almost 6.0% — its strongest August showing in 18 years. Following the Nasdaq was the
Russell 2000, which gained over 4.0%. The large caps of both the Dow and S&P 500 also posted notable