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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.
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The ticker symbol and Wall Street name for the popular exchange-traded fund based on the Nasdaq 100 Index. This fund, traded on the American Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange, serves as a proxy for large-cap Nasdaq stocks, including Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, and Intel. Also called cubes.
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