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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
New GoldNGDNGD -0.233.58-0.23-6.04%3,447,612
Allied Nevada Gold CorpANVANV -0.091.47-0.09-5.77%3,374,037
Novagold Resources INGNG -0.152.40-0.15-5.88%2,539,156
Vantage Drilling CompanyVTGVTG -0.090.83-0.09-9.44%1,553,992
CheniereLNGLNG +1.2675.01+1.26+1.71%1,255,756
Alpha ProAPTAPT -0.123.64-0.12-3.07%1,109,244
GastarGSTGST -0.213.74-0.21-5.32%1,046,122
Rubicon Minerals CorRBYRBY -0.100.88-0.10-10.37%1,031,199
BanroBAABAA -0.010.14-0.01-5.71%992,021
Gabelli G,nr &GGNGGN -0.278.27-0.27-3.16%928,322
Golden StarGSSGSS -0.020.27-0.02-6.14%873,103
Globetel CommsGTEGTE -0.184.43-0.18-3.90%664,785
North American PallaPALPAL -0.000.15-0.00-1.29%597,199
VersarVSRVSR +0.073.37+0.07+2.12%515,220
I G IIGIG -0.159.81-0.15-1.51%411,215
Northern Oil GasNOGNOG -0.2710.63-0.27-2.43%407,439
NevsunNSUNSU +0.033.34+0.03+0.91%380,715
MetalicoMEAMEA +0.010.60+0.01+1.41%352,435
Timberline Resources Corp.TLRTLR -0.010.05-0.01-8.62%344,360
InxISRISR +0.061.68+0.06+3.40%301,418
HemispherxHEBHEB +0.000.29+0.00+0.21%298,154
Northern Dynasty MnlNAKNAK -0.040.35-0.04-9.62%295,269
Richmont MinesRICRIC -0.212.11-0.21-9.01%294,615
Dejour Enterprises LtdDEJDEJ -0.000.25-0.00-0.64%285,982
Alexco Resource CorpAXUAXU -0.010.47-0.01-3.05%283,651
Exeter Resource Corp.XRAXRA -0.050.57-0.05-7.32%279,855
Rexahn PharmaceuticalsRNNRNN -0.010.72-0.01-1.27%271,302
Vista GoldVGZVGZ -0.030.26-0.03-11.45%251,523
Midway Gold CorpMDWMDW -0.020.77-0.02-3.03%250,931
Castle BrandsROXROX +0.061.85+0.06+3.35%250,340
Samson Oil Gas LimitedSSNSSN -0.010.29-0.01-4.57%249,068
Paramount Gold and Silver CorpPZGPZG -0.020.68-0.02-3.56%243,003
Ladenburg ThalmannLTSLTS +0.084.26+0.08+1.91%240,911
AlmadenAAUAAU -0.071.17-0.07-5.65%212,751
Ur-energyURGURG -0.010.79-0.01-1.25%175,518
Denison Mines CorpDNNDNN -0.010.93-0.01-1.05%163,458
Taseko MinesTGBTGB -0.061.28-0.06-4.45%156,650
Thomas EquipmentTHMTHM -0.050.33-0.05-12.00%145,835
Neuralstem Inc.CURCUR -0.062.81-0.06-2.09%134,759
Franklin StreetFSPFSP +0.1011.95+0.10+0.84%133,786
Protalix BiotherapeuticsPLXPLX +0.022.27+0.02+0.89%129,208
Virnetx Holding Corp.VHCVHC +0.075.98+0.07+1.18%125,689
Nbc CapitalNBYNBY +0.000.80+0.00+0.01%124,365
American Apparel IncAPPAPP +0.020.72+0.02+2.72%114,600
TengascoTGCTGC -0.040.40-0.04-9.50%111,402
PlusPLMPLM -0.031.03-0.03-2.83%110,917
Uranium Energy CorpUECUEC -0.021.15-0.02-1.71%108,520
British American TobaccoBTIBTI +2.10113.25+2.10+1.89%104,239
Solitario Exploration Royalty CorpXPLXPL -0.020.98-0.02-2.00%92,447
MinesMGNMGN +0.050.53+0.05+10.39%83,977
HythiamHTMHTM +0.000.55+0.00+0.09%83,504
Imperial OilIMOIMO +1.2547.43+1.25+2.71%82,846
Uranerz Energy Corp.URZURZ -0.010.98-0.01-1.02%73,991

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