YTD Index Performance

Here’s some surprising data:  The Nasdaq 100 — the big cap tech stocks — are down for the year.

I just punched in a few indices into excel — Here’s some surprising YTD numbers: The Nasdaq 100 (BDX) is down -2.26%; The Qs are off -2.08%; The Nasdaq Comp is a few ticks above flat. Utilities are also off -2.00%.

The Dow has gained 5.46%, the S&P500 is up 2.62%. The big winners are the Russell 2000 — up 8.29%, and the Dow Transports, up 13.08%

YTD Index Performance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Index 12/31/2005 Recent price Change Gain/Loss
QQQQ 40.41 39.57 (0.84) -2.08%
NDX 1645.2 1608 (37.20) -2.26%
Nasdaq Comp 2205.3 2209 3.70 0.17%
Dow 10717.5 11303 585.50 5.46%
S&P500 1248.29 1281 32.71 2.62%
Russell 2000 673.22 729 55.78 8.29%
Transports 4196.03 4745 548.97 13.08%
Utilities 405.11 397 (8.11) -2.00%

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