Nasdaq 100 (Inflation-Adjusted)


Long-term, the Nasdaq 100 is in the midst of a boom.

This long-term rally began in early 2009 following the financial crisis and has traded within the confines of an upward sloping trend channel ever since.

So where does this high-flying index stand now?

Today’s chart illustrates how the Nasdaq 100 is currently testing resistance of its long-term trend channel.

Nasdaq 100 Inflation-Adjusted

What is the Nasdaq 100?

The Nasdaq 100 is a basket of the 100 largest market cap, non-financial stocks listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange.

When was the Nasdaq 100 initiated?

The Nasdaq 100 was initiated on January 31, 1985 at a base value of 125.

How is the Nasdaq 100 calculated?

The Nasdaq 100 is a modified market-capitalization weighted index.

What are the main sectors included in Nasdaq 100?

Over three quarters of Nasdaq 100 weighting comes from two sectors — technology and consumer services. The remainder of the index is made up of health care, consumer goods, industrial, and telecommunication companies.