Meanwhile, shares of Facebook rose to an all-time high of $69.08, bringing the company's value to more than $176 billion.
"Facebook is now bigger than Bank of America $FB $BAC," said TopstepTrader. Bank of America's market cap is around $172 billion.
The stock is the biggest gainer in CNNMoney's Tech 30 index this year. Traders seemed optimistic that Facebook will continue to climb higher.
"$FB nothing is guaranteed in life except death and taxes but this looks like a high possibility of closing @ 69!" said ScalpingWS. "And tomorrow 70! glta longs. Bullish."
And LynnHoggan predicted shares could rise another 40%: "$FB continues going up. $100 this year..."
European markets ended with modest gains. In Ukraine, the currency was under pressure as more than 20 people died during anti-government protests.
Asian markets ended mostly with gains, except for Japan's Nikkei, which dipped by 0.5%.