Nasdaq 100 Index

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.
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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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Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index surged 96 points to 7,818.75.
The past couple of days have been rough for the largest exchange-traded fund tracking the Nasdaq 100 Index. Investors pulled $1.3 billion from the fund on Monday in biggest withdrawal since April and the largest outflow among more than 2,000 American ETFs.
Since bottoming on March 27 amid the Cambridge Analytica data-sharing scandal, the stock has surged 33 percent, third most in the Nasdaq 100 Index behind Align Technology, Inc.
Retail investors who use its thinkorswim and Mobile Trader platforms can now execute limit order trades on stock ETFs such as SPY (SPDR S&P 500), EEM (iShares MSCI Emerging Markets) and QQQ (PowerShares ETF based on the Nasdaq 100 Index) 24 hours a day, five days a week, from 8 p.m.
Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index gained 5 points to 5,420.00.
The Nasdaq 100 Index slid 0.2 percent as Apple slumped.
Since the start of 2012, the Nasdaq 100 Index, a basket of the gauge's biggest stocks, is up 96 per cent, compared to 93 per cent for the broader measure.
This paper takes the example of the NASDAQ 100 index to analyze companies that have grown and are expected to keep growing over time compared to those that have not performed.
The technology-heavy Nasdaq 100 Index fell the most in two years on April 4.
The (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/518150/20131030/nasdaq-stock-exchange-human-error-trading-derivatives.htm) Nasdaq equity exchange suffered a computer glitch that delayed trading in derivative contracts linked to the benchmark Nasdaq 100 index for about 45 minutes on 29 October.
Motilal Oswal Nasdaq 100 ETF is an exchange- traded fund which seeks to match the returns from Nasdaq 100 index.