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NASDAQ Spelled Out

The Question: What does NASDAQ stand for? The Answer: According to the infoplease.com dictionary, "NASDAQ" stands for National Association of…

Most Active NASDAQ Stocks, 2005

RankNameSymbolMarket value(in thousands)1.Microsoft Corp.MSFT$277,932,4442.Intel CorporationINTC150,061,8103.Cisco Systems Inc.CSCO104,914,6964.Amgen Inc.AMGN97,165,6605.Google Inc.GOOG82,765…

Trumbull

(Encyclopedia) Trumbull, town (1990 pop. 32,016), Fairfield co., SW Conn.; settled in the 1660s, inc. 1797. Largely residential, the town has some light industry. The NASDAQ's data…

over-the-counter

(Encyclopedia) over-the-counter, method of buying and selling securities outside the organized stock exchange. Unlike an organized stock exchange , the over-the-counter market is…

securities trading

(Encyclopedia) securities trading, financial activity involving transactions of property such as stocks, bonds, commodities, and currency (see securities ). Although the trading…

stock exchange

(Encyclopedia) stock exchange, organized market for the trading of stocks and bonds (see bond ; stock ). Such markets were originally open to all, but at present only…

Madoff, Bernard Lawrence

(Encyclopedia) Madoff, Bernard Lawrence mā´dôf [key], 1938–, American stockbroker, investment manager, and swindler, b. New York City, grad. Hofstra College (B.A., 1960). In the early…

clearing

(Encyclopedia) clearing, in banking, the periodic settling of bankers' claims against each other, for which local banks establish clearinghouse associations. Clearinghouses are…

Stock Market

The Biggest One-Day Declines in the Dow Jones Industrial Average…