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The American Stock Exchange is the third largest stock exchange in the U.S. after the NYSE and the NASDAQ, and handles approximately 10% of all American trades. The American Stock Exchange lists companies from all different industries and of all different sizes. However, the exchange is known as having the least strict listing requirements among the three top American exchanges, which results in many small companies joining the exchange. Once a major competitor of the NYSE, the American Stock Exchange is now mostly known for trading in small cap stocks, options, and exchange traded funds. The exchange is owned by NASD (National Association of Securities Dealers), but operated as a separate exchange from the NASDAQ.

AMEX - The American Stock Exchange - Copyright Uris (English Wikipedia)
The American Stock Exchange

As an auction market, the AMEX conducts its business on a trading floor through brokers and specialists. Each security traded on the exchange is handled by a specialist whose job it is to bring buyers and sellers together, and ensure that a fair market price is obtained for both parties. It is also a specialist's job to ensure that a market remains liquid, by buying or selling from their own account if no one else will. Brokers move around the floor, bringing 'buy and sell' orders to the different specialists on behalf of their clients.

The American Stock Exchange options exchange is one of the largest in the world, with over 1,700 options traded on stocks, American Depository Receipts, indexes, exchange traded funds, and HOLDRS. In addition, the AMEX has an extensive market for exchange traded funds (ETFs) as they were the first to trade in this particular market. The AMEX has a listing of over 140 ETFs on general stock markets, industries and corporate bond indexes.

Companies listed on the AMEX
Company NameSymbolChartPriceChange% ChangeVolume
CheniereLNGLNG -0.7068.73-0.70-1.01%3,169,213
New GoldNGDNGD +0.012.71+0.01+0.37%3,073,987
Vantage Drilling CompanyVTGVTG -0.020.17-0.02-10.38%2,959,879
Northern Oil GasNOGNOG -0.646.11-0.64-9.48%2,185,215
Uranium Energy CorpUECUEC -0.111.48-0.11-6.92%1,910,178
BanroBAABAA -0.010.31-0.01-1.94%1,463,471
Novagold Resources INGNG -0.223.22-0.22-6.40%1,255,382
HemispherxHEBHEB -0.010.20-0.01-4.44%1,183,607
GastarGSTGST -0.242.85-0.24-7.77%917,134
Globetel CommsGTEGTE -0.082.92-0.08-2.67%765,127
Gabelli G,nr &GGNGGN -0.096.44-0.09-1.38%697,486
American Apparel IncAPPAPP -0.010.48-0.01-2.06%583,873
Hooper HolmesHHHH +0.020.22+0.02+10.00%558,854
Franklin StreetFSPFSP +0.0111.39+0.01+0.09%553,870
Cel SciCVMCVM +0.020.69+0.02+3.36%519,985
Widepoint Corp.WYYWYY +0.021.68+0.02+1.20%494,643
Denison Mines CorpDNNDNN +0.010.74+0.01+0.96%463,496
Rexahn PharmaceuticalsRNNRNN -0.020.61-0.02-3.02%404,187
Dejour Enterprises LtdDEJDEJ -0.010.12-0.01-3.94%398,583
Rubicon Minerals CorRBYRBY -0.061.00-0.06-5.66%393,282
MetalicoMEAMEA +0.020.50+0.02+3.09%372,308
Golden StarGSSGSS -0.000.33-0.00-1.21%363,793
Zbb Energy Corp.ZBBZBB -0.080.81-0.08-8.99%359,320
Premium MandatoryCQPCQP -0.6030.50-0.60-1.93%334,739
Virnetx Holding Corp.VHCVHC +0.094.26+0.09+2.16%322,276
Contango Oil & GasMCFMCF -0.2911.96-0.29-2.37%315,972
Neuralstem Inc.CURCUR -0.101.87-0.10-5.08%314,167
Mad Catz InteractiveMCZMCZ -0.000.39-0.00-0.03%302,542
InxISRISR 0.001.470.000.00%299,403
Castle BrandsROXROX 0.001.390.000.00%293,529
I G IIGIG +0.086.39+0.08+1.27%270,378
Imperial OilIMOIMO -0.6437.99-0.64-1.66%256,470
Ladenburg ThalmannLTSLTS -0.023.48-0.02-0.57%241,497
Platinum Grp. Metals LtdPLGPLG 0.000.390.000.00%230,665
PalatinPTNPTN +0.010.91+0.01+0.95%211,681
Ur-energyURGURG +0.010.80+0.01+0.86%207,082
British American TobaccoBTIBTI +1.07109.30+1.07+0.99%182,540
Orchids Paper ProdTISTIS +0.4124.58+0.41+1.70%176,035
SmartprosPEDPED -0.020.43-0.02-4.44%156,554
Taseko MinesTGBTGB -0.000.54-0.00-0.35%140,177
HythiamHTMHTM -0.000.53-0.00-0.61%138,820

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