NASDAQ-100

Definition

An index which tracks the performance of a select 100 stocks listed on the Nasdaq. Most of these 100 stocks were picked because they are the largest companies on the exchange, based on market capitalization. Because market capitalization changes over time, the list of companies in the NASDAQ-100 change over time as well. This index was introduced in 1985.
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