Today we’re going to look at the NASDAQ 100, an index designed to track the 100 largest non-financial companies on the Nasdaq:
Current Weightings in the Nasdaq 100*:
Actual Weightings based on true Market-Cap**:
The difference is due to adjustments made to the index in 1998 to lower the weighting of Microsoft at that time.
*as of 6/28/2010
**as of 5/30/2010
Source: Bloomberg, Nasdaq, San Francisco Chronicle