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Finance Glossary

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NYSE - New York Stock Exchange


The Big Board. This is the oldest stock exchange in the United States. Although companies still might want to be listed on this exchange, the advent of NASDAQ and electronic trading networks has diminished its importance over the past decade or so. But don't tell them that; they get very touchy about it.