Relief over the Federal Reserve's slow-and-steady rates plans fueled another day of gains on Thursday. The Nasdaq clocked a record close for the second session in a row. Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) rose after announcing plans to offer $225 million in common stock. Proceeds will be used to bankroll further clinical trials and R&D. Yahoo! (YHOO) confirmed reports that 500 million users had been affected by a hack in 2014. The tech company said users' email addresses, phone numbers and passwords may had been compromised. Amazon (AMZN) rose after being upgraded to BUY from HOLD at Argus. The firm said the company is experiencing growth and expanding margins at a faster pace than the stock currently factors in. TheStreet's Keris Lahiff reports from Wall Street.
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