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American Stock Exchange

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noun
  1. the second largest stock exchange in the U.S., located in New York City. Abbreviation: ASE, A.S.E.
Also called AMEX, Amex [am-eks] /ˈæm ɛks/.Formerly New York Curb Exchange.
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Amex

n acronym for
  1. trademark American Express
  2. American Stock Exchange
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Word Origin and History for amex

Amex

blend of American Express, trademark registered in U.S. 1950 by American Express Co., originally an express mail service. Its credit card dates from 1958.

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amex in Culture

American Stock Exchange

Traditionally, the second largest stock exchange in the United States, after the New York Stock Exchange. The American Stock Exchange is in New York City. It is often identified in financial pages as AMEX. In 1998, AMEX merged with the NASD, which runs the NASDAQ exchange.

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