The National Association of Securities Dealers (NASDAQ) Automatic Stock Exchange is the largest US electronic exchange and the second largest in the world by capitalization. It is the world's first electronic trading system.
Today the capitalization of NASDAQ exceeds $ 19 billion, and the market capitalization of NASDAQ is estimated at $ 12 trillion. More than 3000 companies are registered on the exchange, such as: Intel, Apple, Microsoft, NVIDIA, Yandex, Google and others.
NASDAQ has its own index - NASDAQ 100 Index, which includes the largest companies by market value, traded on the stock exchange.
There are other NASDAQ stock indices such as:
The NASDAQ Composite Index is a composite index of over 5,000 companies.
The NASDAQ National Market Composite Index is a composite stock index, but it only includes US companies.
NASDAQ Industrial Index is an index of industrial companies.
NASDAQ Financial Index is an index of financial companies.
NASDAQ Computer Index is an index of companies that develop various software.
The NASDAQ Biotechnology Index is an index made up of companies that develop and sell biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.