- Index investing really means buying high and selling low. The latest NASDAQ 100 inclusions and exclusions are a perfect example.
- If you invest in an index, you are bound to receive market returns which will be in line with market earnings. However, history shows that market returns won’t be that great from today onward.
- Even if index investing is still the most popular thing to do, it’s time to switch to smarter investment vehicles.
Buying High & Selling Low
Last week, NASDAQ announced the results of the annual re-ranking of the NASDAQ-100 Index® (Nasdaq: NDX). The following four companies will be added to the Index, Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS), Hasbro, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAS), Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX), and KLA-Tencor Corporation (Nasdaq: KLAC), while the following four companies will be removed from the Index: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBY), NetApp, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTAP), Stericycle, Inc. (Nasdaq: SRCL), and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (Nasdaq: WFM). More →