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Subject: Nadaq 100 FAQ Date: 4/25/2002 11:14 AM
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FAQ for the Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock (AMEX:QQQ)

Last updated: 4/25/2002

The Nasdaq-100 index was first published in January, 1985.
The Nasdaq-100 Tracking Stock, QQQ, began trading on March 10, 1999.

General information and Companies in the Nasdaq-100 Index
http://dynamic.nasdaq.com/dynamic/nasdaq100_activity.stm

Request Prospectus
http://www.nasdaq.com/asp/prospectus.asp

Trading Nasdaq-100 Shares
http://www.nasdaq.com/indexshares/n100_trading.stm

Quotes
If all you want is a price quote, use QQQ at most any source.
If you want more, go the American Stock Exchange for an InfoQuote.
http://www.amex.com/?href=/equities/listCmp/EqLCDetQuote.jsp?Product_Symbol=QQQ

Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock Q & A
http://www.nasdaq.com/indexshares/n-100_its_faq.stm

The Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock Q & A includes answers to the following common questions:
- How are component securities selected? Do they change?
- How is Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock different from mutual funds and closed-end funds?
- How do taxes on Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock investments compare with those for mutual funds?
- What are the benefits to Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock trading as stocks?
- What are the expenses?
- Does Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock pay dividends or capital gains?

The Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock Q & A does not address splits, but here's what the prospectus says on page 9:

"The Sponsor reserves the right to direct the Trustee to declare a split or reverse split in the number of Nasdaq-100 Shares outstanding in the event that the per Nasdaq-100 Share price in the secondary market changes to an amount that the Sponsor believes falls outside a desirable retail range."

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Other FAQs
http://www.fool.com/community/faq/faq.htm


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