Nasdaq 100 (Inflation-Adjusted)


The inflation-adjusted Nasdaq 100 had been trading within the confines of an upward sloping, long-term trend channel — since 2009.

After several tests and retests of both support and resistance, the inflation-adjusted Nasdaq 100 is trading outside its trend channel.

So where does this high-flying index stand now?

Today’s chart illustrates how the Nasdaq 100 has recently broken below and is currently retesting long-term support (from below).

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.