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Broad-Based Index

An index that consists of many stocks or stocks in many different industries. Broad-based indices are not terribly useful in gauging the performance of individual industries, but help give an indication on movements in the broader economy. An example of a broad-based index is the Wilshire 5000. See also: Narrow-based.
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An innovator in the volatility space and leading creator of measures that track market volatility, CBOE currently publishes data on more than three-dozen volatility-related benchmarks and strategies, including indexes that track broad-based indexes, sector and commodity-related ETFs, individual equities and others.
An innovator in the volatility space and leading creator of measures that track market volatility, CBOE currently publishes data on more than two dozen volatility-related benchmarks and strategies, including indexes that track broad-based indexes, sector and commodity-related ETFs, individual equities and others.
The IQ Alternative Beta Portfolio uses multiple hedge fund investing styles including long/short equity, global macro, market neutral, event-driven, fixed income arbitrage, and emerging markets to replicate as closely as possible the returns of the hedge fund universe as measured by such broad-based indexes as the CS/Tremont Blue Chip Index and the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index.
An innovator in the volatility space and leading creator of index measures that track market volatility, CBOE currently publishes data on more than two dozen volatility-related benchmarks and strategies, including indexes that track broad-based indexes, sector and commodity-related ETFs, individual equities and others.
WisdomTree's investment philosophy stems from its search for broad-based indexes that can potentially outperform market cap-weighted indexes with lower risk.
Broad-based indexes and broad-based ETFs which trade until 4:15 p.
The listing of the ISE 50 and 100 indexes, which join the ISE 250 Index as the exchange's latest broad-based indexes, are tangible proof of our dedication to bringing competition to index options trading," said Bruce D.
Low-cost ETFs based on broad-based indexes give investors diversification, real-time liquidity and a tax-efficient way to capture the long-term returns generated by stocks as an asset class.
The equity markets drove the strong returns in the second quarter, with broad-based indexes in both the domestic and international arena posting gains above 5%, and emerging markets finishing well ahead of other investment opportunities," Nardulli said.
XAX maintained the strongest performance of all domestic broad-based indexes in the first six months of the year, ending June 29, 2007.
Amex Composite Index (XAX) surges 23%, sharply outperforming all domestic broad-based indexes.
Highlights for 2004 include: * Again, the Amex Composite Index (XAX) strongly outperformed all domestic broad-based indexes, closing more than 22 percent higher than it closed on December 31, 2003, and almost 70 percent higher than it closed three years ago on December 31, 2001.