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Market Commentary  28451
May, 2018 Data:

Part 1: SUMMARY RETURNS & RANK
Last Month                                 5.5%         Rank: 3 out of 23
Last Year  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20.4%       Rank: 2 out of 23
Last 5 Years                              133.7%      Rank: 1 out of 23
Last 10 Years . . . . . . . . . . . .   242.8%       Rank: 1 out of 23

Returns for the NASDAQ 100 Stock Index is shown above for four time periods.
For example: the change in the NASDAQ was 5.5% in the last month. With that
return, the NASDAQ 100 Index was ranked 3rd out of the 23 indexes reviewed
in this site for that time period. Dividends are not included.



Part 2: HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS
The performance ranking of the NASDAQ 100 Index relative to the other 23
stock indexes covered in this site is detailed below. Four different time periods
are reviewed. The NASDAQ 100 Stock Index is compared to foreign and
domestic, large cap and small cap indexes. Each paragraph identifies the top
and bottom performers as well as the average and median market performance
for the indexes during in each time period.

Last Month:
During May of 2018, the NASDAQ 100 had a rank of 3 with a return of 5.48%.
The top ranked index during May was the S&P 600 Index, with a return of
6.34%. The worst performing index during that period was the Mexico IPC Index
with a return of -7.65%.
The median return for all stock market indexes during May was 2.16%. The
average return for the indexes during the month was 1.14%.

Last Year:
During the last 12 months, the NASDAQ 100 had a rank of 2 with a return of
20%. The top ranked index during the last year was the S&P 600 Index, with a
return of 21%. The worst performing index during that period was the Mexico
IPC Index with a return of -8%.
The median return for the indexes during this period was 12%. The average
return for all stock market indexes over the year was 10%.

Last 5 Years:
Over the 5 years ended May of 2018,  the NASDAQ 100 was the top performing
index with a return of 134%. The worst performing index during that period was
the Straits Times Stock Index with a return of 4%.
The median return for all stock market indexes during this time period was 62%.
The average return for the indexes over the 5 years was 53%.

Last 10 Years:
During the 10 years ended May of 2018, the NASDAQ 100 was the top
performing index with a return of 243%. The worst performing index during the
10 year time period was the Straits Times Stock Index with a return of 7%.
The median return for the indexes during the last 10 years was 82%. The
average return for all stock market indexes over that time frame was 75%.

All calculations are based on the monthly market close for each index, excluding
dividends.
























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NASDAQ 100 Index: Annual Returns
Year
Percent
Year
Percent
Year
Percent
Year
Percent
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
17.3
-30.5
-35.6
32.1
26.1
7.3
12.3
28.1
33.9
-3.2
18.7
19.9
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
-11.3
7.1
6.9
10.5
13.5
26.2
-10.4
65.0
8.9
10.6
1.5
42.5
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
42.5
20.6
85.3
102.0
-36.8
-32.7
-37.6
49.1
10.4
1.5
6.8
18.7
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
-41.9
53.5
19.2
2.7
16.8
35.0
17.9
8.4
5.9
18.9
The annual gain or loss in the NASDAQ 100 index from 1972 to present.
Dividends are not included.
NASDAQ 100 Stock Index - 36 Year Graph
NASDAQ 100 Stock Market Index Historical Graph
The above graph plots the monthly close for the NASDAQ 100 Stock Index in logarithmic scale.  
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10 Year Chart - NASDAQ 100 Stock Index
40 Year Graph - NASDAQ 100 Index
Stock Market Performance Ranking: NASDAQ 100 Index
'70
1995
2000
2005
2010
2015
'20
1985
1990
1980
1975