NASDAQ

[ nas-dak, naz- ]
/ ˈnæs dæk, ˈnæz- /

noun

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations: a system for quoting over-the-counter securities.

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British Dictionary definitions for NASDAQ

NASDAQ
/ (ˈnæzdæk) /

n acronym for (in the US)

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations System
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Cultural definitions for NASDAQ

NASDAQ

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.

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