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What is the Nasdaq? So you’ve decided to buy shares in several different big US tech companies but you’re getting fed up having to track so many companies and pay spread fees each time. Wouldn’t it be good if there was one fund that contained all these companies to save you some time and effort? Enter the Nasdaq composite index. The Index contains all the big players; Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, Tesla, you name…

What is the S&P 500? The S&P 500 index or the ‘Standard and Poor’s 500 Index’ tracks 500 of the biggest companies in the United States. Thanks to Jack Bogle you can invest in an ETF that passively tracks the movement of the S&P 500. The S&P 500 is weighted by market cap which means the larger companies make up a large portion of the index. For example, the top 10 stocks make up around…