It is perhaps one of the most widely followed indices worldwide and is made up of both US and non-US incorporated companies.
Companies such as Apple, Microsoft and the stationary supplier, Staples, all list on the The NASDAQ is the second-largest stock exchange in the US, ... More Composite and all member are weighted according to their Market capitalisation (short: "market cap") is the total ma... More.
Trading on the NASDAQ Composite
The Composite index is important for traders because of its wide range of What is a growth company? A growth company is one that gener... More.and a large number of listings. follow it keenly as it is an excellent indicator in the US markets of how such stocks are performing, particularly
Currently, the main way to trade the index is through an What is exchange-traded fund? An exchange-traded fund (ETF) ... More called the ONEQ, which tracks the Composite and aims to emulate its performance. A number of move the composite including earnings releases from some of the biggest weighted companies (such as Google), What is a dividend? A dividend is a payment made by a comp... More increases/decreases, company events/unveilings (such as the Apple iPhone), and much more.