NSQ/USD

NSQ/USD – NASDAQ index of the American stock exchange. There are two types: NASDAQ Composite includes shares of more than USD 3,000 and other companies; NASDAQ 100 contains shares of one hundred companies in the non-financial sector.

NASDAQ Stock Exchange

NASDAQ a relatively new exchange, which arose in 1971 and began its activities as a public organization. NASDAQ is a key virtual exchange platform for large technology companies; for example, Intel, Microsoft, CISCO, and Apple. The exchange strives to become a trading domain for the new economic system. If the company focuses on technology, it has arisen recently and gradually has established itself with less investment, most likely, it will be on the NASDAQ list.

NASDAQ stands for Automated Quotations of the National Association of Securities Dealers. That is, the NASDAQ American Stock Exchange is a dealer market where the purchase and sale of shares are carried out through a Market Maker dealer, which creates a market for securities.

  • The types of stocks that are traded on the NASDAQ are volatile, and this is the main advantage in the market for the trader.
  • The cost of registering a company with NASDAQ is meager so that you can meet more new companies there.

Index Trading

Most traders trade indexes because they do not want to expand their routine trading, while others prefer to trade indexes because of their low volatility.

There is a simple trick: price changes should occur when trading with only one share makes you bored. Advanced traders consider this a tool to minimize risk.

Trading indices provide traders with the opportunity to minimize trading volatility and limit overall risk by distributing their investments across many investments through one instrument.

The index is the least manipulative financial instrument, so index trading is relatively safe. The risks of trading indices are always lower than the risks of investing in individual stocks. Its price changes following fluctuations in stock prices of companies included in this index.

Indices may be unstable due to geopolitical events, economic forecasts, and natural disasters. A 10% decrease or increase in the index is a vast historical event that often gets into the news.

By investing in a basket of companies, you benefit from the positive or negative dynamics of the global economy. If one company fails, the index can still grow.

Trading indices are a way to gain access to global markets without the need to analyze the performance of individual companies. Popular stock market indices usually provide traders with a high degree of liquidity, long hours of trading, and tight spreads.

How to trade the NASDAQ 100?

The NASDAQ 100 Index is the total value of the shares of the 100 most significant, most actively traded American companies listed on the NASDAQ. The index includes companies from various industries: retail, biotechnology, manufacturing, technology, healthcare.

The index is built on a method that allows you to limit the influence of large companies and balance the index relative to all companies.

NASDAQ trading involves using fundamental or technical analysis to determine price levels at which you can enter a trade. Traders can place a bet at which the price will go, and then place a stop loss and take profit to manage risk.

You need to be patient and disciplined before entering a deal. Before looking for a trade, a trader must know how much he is willing to take risks and have reasonable expectations of what he wants to get as a result of trading.

We recommend limiting your exposure to 5% on all open transactions. Before entering a transaction, determine the ratio of risk to profit. It is essential to have a favorable risk/reward ratio. Entering a deal should be avoided until critical economic data is released. Critical financial data can lead to sharp spikes in volatility, so it is better to wait until markets calm down before trading again.

Trade only when you have done your research and analysis and are confident in trading. To stay ahead of the curve when trading the NASDAQ 100, follow the dynamic NASDAQ 100 chart for price movements.

Index and chart quotes

InstrumentDescriptionSpreadCost
DJ Index DJ - current course3.427087.6
FTSE Index FTSE - current course3.46463.7
HSI Index HSI - current course1.725153.8
IBEX Index IBEX - current course3.47883.5
Nikkei 225 Index Nikkei 225 - current course6.423170.1
Nasdaq Index Nasdaq - current course6.49810.95
S&P 500 Index S&P 500 - current course1.73189.95
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