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The NASDAQ (National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations) is an electronic stock exchange with more than 3,300 company listings. It currently has a greater trading volume than any other U.S. stock exchange, carrying out approximately 1.8 billion trades per day. The NYSE is still considered the biggest exchange because its market capitalisation far exceeds that of the NASDAQ. The NASDAQ trades shares in a variety of companies, but is well known for being a high-tech exchange, trading many new, high growth, and volatile stocks. This is partially due to the fact that the listing fees on the NASDAQ are significantly lower than those for the New York Stock Exchange whose maximum price is only $150,000. The NASDAQ is a publicly owned company, trading its shares on its own exchange under the ticker symbol NDAQ.

The NASDAQ Stock Market - Copyright Kowloonese (English Wikipedia)
The NASDAQ Stock Market

The NASDAQ, as an electronic exchange, has no physical trading floor, but conducts all of its trades through a computer and telecommunications system. The exchange is a dealers' market, meaning brokers buy and sell stocks through a market maker rather than from each other. A market maker deals in a particular stock and holds a certain number of stocks on his own books so that when a broker wants to purchase shares, he can purchase them directly from the market maker.

The NASDAQ is located in New York's Times Square. The building is instantly recognisably by its large outdoor electronic display which provides up to the minute financial information 24 hours a day.

Companies listed on the NASDAQ
Company NameSymbolChartPriceChange% ChangeVolume
Achillion Pharmaceuticals ACHNACHN +2.566.21+2.56+70.00%43,124,547
Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings IncENDPENDP +0.634.12+0.63+18.05%20,888,608
MicrosoftMSFTMSFT -1.33140.25-1.33-0.94%15,837,674
AppleAAPLAAPL -1.20234.12-1.20-0.51%14,961,673
Sirius Xm Radio Inc. SIRISIRI +0.026.46+0.02+0.31%12,923,284
Cisco Systems CSCOCSCO +0.4046.76+0.40+0.86%11,853,600
IntelINTCINTC -0.3352.32-0.33-0.63%10,368,309
Netflix NFLXNFLX +2.63286.88+2.63+0.92%10,283,627
Nvidia NVDANVDA -2.07194.30-2.07-1.05%9,387,039
Comcast CMCSACMCSA +0.0545.72+0.05+0.10%7,605,755
Bed Bath & BeyondBBBYBBBY +0.3712.35+0.37+3.05%7,067,296
Fuelcell EnergyFCELFCEL +0.000.28+0.00+1.70%6,502,646
Applied Materials AMATAMAT -1.4751.45-1.47-2.77%6,073,113
Glu Mobile Inc. GLUUGLUU -0.055.96-0.05-0.75%6,039,005
Superconductor TechnologiesSCONSCON +0.010.25+0.01+2.94%5,288,669
Jetblue Airways JBLUJBLU -0.1417.00-0.14-0.82%5,216,339
Amicus Therapeutics FOLDFOLD -0.048.21-0.04-0.48%4,541,538
Huntington BancsharesHBANHBAN -0.0114.24-0.01-0.06%4,342,573
Qualcomm Incorporated QCOMQCOM +0.2078.02+0.20+0.26%4,310,567
Activision Blizzard ATVIATVI +0.0455.60+0.04+0.06%4,231,423
FlextronicsFLEXFLEX +0.1410.16+0.14+1.35%4,217,366
Fastenal Company FASTFAST -0.2435.56-0.24-0.67%4,022,775
Liberty GlobalLBTYKLBTYK +0.3924.99+0.39+1.59%3,511,117
Carrizo Oil & GasCRZOCRZO +0.077.75+0.07+0.91%3,506,877
Adobe Systems Incorporated ADBEADBE -6.79272.60-6.79-2.43%3,503,112
Gilead Sciences GILDGILD +0.1265.42+0.12+0.19%3,430,022
Patterson-uti Energy PTENPTEN -0.107.88-0.10-1.19%3,417,310
Steel DynamicsSTLDSTLD -1.1228.96-1.12-3.72%3,338,717
Liberty GlobalLBTYALBTYA +0.6326.35+0.63+2.45%3,314,459
E*trade Financial ETFCETFC -0.7339.13-0.73-1.82%3,309,391
Plug PowerPLUGPLUG +0.022.80+0.02+0.72%3,276,153
Ebay Inc. EBAYEBAY +0.0838.96+0.08+0.21%3,056,021
MarvellMRVLMRVL -0.5923.81-0.59-2.42%3,010,120
FtbFITBFITB -0.2027.18-0.20-0.71%3,008,496
Mylan Inc. MYLMYL -0.0618.77-0.06-0.32%2,896,435
Xilinx XLNXXLNX -2.5694.42-2.56-2.63%2,821,512
Ziopharm Oncology ZIOPZIOP -0.373.98-0.37-8.51%2,771,090
Starbucks SBUXSBUX +0.1286.57+0.12+0.14%2,733,020
Td Ameritrade Holding AMTDAMTD -0.3236.11-0.32-0.86%2,615,145
CelgeneCELGCELG +0.04100.99+0.04+0.04%2,606,733
Techteam Global TEAMTEAM -5.11123.67-5.11-3.97%2,430,499
Gulfport Energy GPORGPOR -0.012.71-0.01-0.37%2,427,448
OverstockOSTKOSTK +0.5611.63+0.56+5.06%2,372,900

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