Nasdaq 100 Index

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NASDAQ 100 Index

A stock index of the 100 largest companies by market capitalization traded on NASDAQ. The NASDAQ 100 Index includes publicly-traded companies from most sectors in the global economy, the major exception being financial services. Various exchange-traded funds follow the NASDAQ 100 Index. Its symbol on the NASDAQ ticker is QQQ. It is informally called the Cubes.

Nasdaq 100 Index

A market-capitalization-weighted index of the largest and most active nonfinancial domestic and international issues listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market. The index was launched in 1985 to represent Nasdaq's largest companies across major industry groups. See also QQQ.
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The technology-centric Nasdaq 100 Stock Index fell 2.
High-tech issues continued to drag on the market as many of them failed to attract buying on the back of weak Nasdaq 100 stock index futures, Sato said.
27, along with an overall 14 percent decline in the Nasdaq 100 Stock Index, he noted.
Waterloo, Ontario-based RIM's shares have lost 35 per cent this year, while the Nasdaq 100 Stock Index gained 2.
equities, the Nasdaq 100 stock index futures, traded round the clock, remained in negative territory in the morning, further discouraging investors from buying stocks, brokers said.
equities, Nasdaq 100 stock index futures, which are traded round the clock, remained in negative territory throughout Thursday trading in Tokyo, further discouraging investors from buying stocks, brokers said.