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Nasdaq Trying For 10% Gain In Q3 2016

The Nasdaq 100 is currently up just under 10% so far in the third quarter (up 9.92% as of this morning). The current gain would be the best Q3 for the index since 2013, and if it eclipses +10.63%, it will be the best Q3 since 2010.

Below is a table showing the performance of the Nasdaq 100 in Q3 since the index's inception in 1986. For each year, we also include the index's YTD change at the end of Q3 as well as its change in Q4. Of the 31 years since 1986...