It's the home stretch now, just a few short days until we find out what wonders will await mankind in The Year Two Thousand. Very exciting, yes. But take a break from flipping through that rocket-car catalog and planning your moon-colony vacation to focus your attention on the last trading day of this century. (No, it's not technically. Your nitpick is noted.)
Picture it: 1 p.m. EST, Friday, Dec. 31, 1999. The market has just closed, and as you grab your hoarded champagne and prepare to seal your family's Y2K bunker, you snatch a glance at your quote screen. The
Nasdaq Composite Index
finished the year at ... at ...
Well, we could tell you, having gotten the final figures at our last meeting of the international media conspiracy. But that would be wrong. Instead, you tell us.
Here's how you voted.
Where will the Nasdaq Composite Index finish 1999?