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American Stock Exchange

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the second largest stock exchange in the U.S., located in New York City. Abbreviations: ASE, A.S.E.

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Also called AMEX, Amex [am-eks]. /ˈæm ɛks/. Formerly New York Curb Exchange .
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Cultural definitions for American Stock Exchange

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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