DOT Hits Another High as Net Sector Soars Again

Top movers E.piphany and Citrix gain 24% and 20%, respectively; DOT is up 135% year-to-date.
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The seemingly unstoppable strength of the tech sector powered the

Nasdaq Composite Index

and

TheStreet.com Internet Sector

index to new highs.

The Nasdaq Comp soared 77.4, or 2.4%, to close at a record 3346.7, the latest in a lengthy string of new highs. Top movers included

E.piphany

(EPNY)

and

Citrix

(CTXS) - Get Report

, the latter of which was upped to a price target of 145 by

Credit Suisse First Boston

. Citrix jumped 16 5/8, or 20.4%, to 98 1/2 while E.piphany was seeing stars, as it closed up 36 11/16, or 24.1%, to 188 15/16.

TheStreet.com Internet index popped 53.6, or 5.9%, to a new high of 955.9, helped by gains in bellwether

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

up 8 to 213 7/8, nudging near its all-time closing high of 219 1/8, hit in April.

America Online

(AOL)

, which rose 3 5/8, to 159 1/4, is also sauntering up to its all-time closing high of 167 1/2, also reached back in April. The DOT now boasts a 135.2% year-to-date gain.

TheStreet.com E-Finance

index rose 4 1/8, or 5.1%, to 86 9/32, helped by gains in

Knight/Trimark

(NITE)

, which rose 4 1/4, or 9.7%, to 48 after it confirmed its purchase of privately held

Arbitrade

, a scoop first

dished by

TheStreet.com

on Tuesday.

On the

TheStreet.com E-Commerce

index, which tacked on 4.92, or 4.1%, to 126.13,

eBay

(EBAY) - Get Report

was a star, shining 11 15/16, or 8%, to 152 1/4.