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Finance Glossary

Just call us Bond. Amortized bond.

Over 700 finance terms, Shmooped to perfection.

NASDAQ

Definition:

The NASDAQ is the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations System.

It's an electronic exchange (the first electronic exchange, in fact) that lets investors buy and sell stocks.Want to buy stock in a major company? You can do so through the NASDAQ.