- National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations: a system for quoting over-the-counter securities.
Examples from the Web for nasdaq
The Thomas Kinkade Co. went public on the NASDAQ in 1994 and moved to the NYSE in 1998.The Drunken Downfall of Evangelical America's Favorite Painter
June 8, 2014
He also consults to Nasdaq and Alliance Partners, the Wall Street Journal reports.Larry Summers’s Connection to Wall Street Should Surprise No One
September 13, 2013
After NASDAQ shut down for a period of time on Thursday, its CEO went on CNBC to try and defend its response to the mishap.NASDAQ CEO Greifeld Speaks Out
August 23, 2013
The long-term chart of the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite Index looks like the profile of an Alps stage of the Tour de France.
At 3648, the NASDAQ still languishes about 25 percent below its all-time high.
- National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations System
Word Origin and History for nasdaq
U.S. stock exchange, founded 1971, an acronym from National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations.
An electronic stock market, where all trading takes place through NASDAQ's computer network rather than at a central trading location. Started in 1971, NASDAQ surpassed the New York Stock Exchange in annual share volume during the 1990s, mainly because of its popularity with investors of emerging high-tech (see also high-tech) companies. Microsoft®, for example, is listed on NASDAQ.