That was it's all-time high. It was recently trading at 1339.92, up 71.
So nine years later we are still down 73.45%.
Any thoughts on how old an analyst, who was 25 in 2000, will be when the Nas regains it's old high.
(hint: the rule of 72 says another 14 years at 10%/yr.)
Here's a press release that has to rank with the Death of Equities cover as a contrary indicator:
INTERNET.COM'S ISDEX, THE INTERNET STOCK INDEX, BREAKS 1,000, A GAIN OF 1000% IN LESS THAN FOUR YEARS(New York, NY-March 10, 2000)-internet.com Corporation's (Nasdaq: INTM) ISDEX(r), the Internet Stock Index (http://www.isdex.com), rose above 1,000 for the first time last week. Since its inception in 1996, ISDEX has posted a 1,012% gain, outpacing the Dow and S&P 500, which have only increased 104% and 120%, respectively, during the same period. The ISDEX has also outpaced these indices for this year, with the ISDEX up 29% and both the Dow and S&P down 13% and 5%, respectively.
"With a gain of more than 29% since January 1 alone, it is clear that Internet stocks continue as one of the overall economy's strongest sectors," said Alan M. Meckler, chairman and CEO of internet.com Corporation....
Linked at our April '07 post "Indexes, ETF's and Global Warming"