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NASDAQ-100® Index Options

More options. More opportunity.

Gain exposure to 100+ of the world’s largest, Nasdaq-listed, non-financial securities.

HARNESS THE OPTIONS TO REWRITE TOMORROW

NDX Nasdaq-100 Index Options - NQX Nasdaq-100 Reduced-Value Index Options

Flexible ExposureFLEXIBLE EXPOSURE

Trade NDX and NQX for maximum flexibility. 40x or 8x exposure compared to QQQ options with AM and PM settlement.


Favorable Tax TreatmentFAVORABLE TAX TREATMENT*

Nasdaq-100 Index Options trades qualify for 60/40 Tax Treatment.


Efficient HedgingEFFICIENT HEDGING

Valuable hedging strategies with easy P&L calculations add risk-adjusted performance to your portfolio.


Cash SettlementCASH SETTLEMENT

Eliminates the risk of delivery of underlying stock components and early assignment.

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Historical Comparison

The chart below display historical performance figures for both the Nasdaq-100 with the S&P 500 between December 31, 2007 and May 31, 2018. NDX has double the annualize return, on just slightly higher volatility.

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Annual Return Comparison

The Nasdaq-100 is heavily allocated towards top-performing industries such as Technology, Consumer Services, and Health Care, which has helped NDX outperform SPX by a wide margin in 9 out of the 11 years in our study.

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Contact Us

Ready to kick-start your options strategy? Contact sales@nasdaq.com or call +1 800 846 0477

Looking for support? Connect directly with our technical team at OptionsHelpdesk@nasdaq.com



*Under section 1256 of the Tax Code, firms trading certain exchange-traded Index options, such as NDX, may receive favorable treatment. Investors should consult with their tax advisors for more information.
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