Nasdaq-100® Index Options

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

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HOW TO TRADE NASDAQ-100 INDEX OPTIONS

The Nasdaq-100® Index Options provides access to some of the world's leading and most innovative companies. Add performance to your portfolio with our suite of Nasdaq-100® Index Options products. 

NDX

Based on the Nasdaq-100 Index is a modified market-capitalization-weighted index composed of securities issued by 100 of the largest non-financial companies listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq).

NQX 

Reduced-Value Index Options Product based on 1/5 the full value of the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX). 

XND

Nasdaq-100 Micro-index Options Product based on 1/100th (1%) the full value of the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX)


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Unrivaled Performance
The Nasdaq-100 is more than just an index. It is home to global growth, innovation and performance. The diversity of the companies included in the Nasdaq 100 have been critical to its strong performance and success over the past two decades.
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A History of Outperformance
199%
Total Return of Nasdaq-100 TR Index Compared to the S&P 500 TR Index

Nasdaq-100® Index Options Insights

By tracking the Nasdaq 100, investors are exposed to a broad-based index comprised of companies across the major industries that drive our economy. Nasdaq 100 Index Options are offered in traditional AM-Settled Monthly & PM-Settled M,W,F Weekly Expires

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Delivery of cash rather than underlying stock = no risk of forced delivery

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Contracts can only be exercised at expiration = no risk of early exercise

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Favorable capital gains tax treatment

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