Tracking and trading tech: The Nasdaq-100 and volatility

Part 1: Understanding the Nasdaq-100 and its volatility index

Technology companies make up a component of every major index. Learn how the tech focused Nasdaq-100® Index can be utilized to gauge the largest tech companies in tandem with volatility. This recorded session covers the anatomy of an index and understanding volatility.

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Part 2: Trading Volatility

Now that you have a solid foundational understanding of the Nasdaq-100 Index® (NDX) and the Nasdaq-100 Volatility Index® (VOLQ), we cover how to construct trades. This session covers the anatomy of index options, strategies for volatility, and best practices and trade management

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