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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
Gilead Sciences GILDGILD -15.5692.90-15.56-14.34%72,464,172
Achillion Pharmaceuticals ACHNACHN +1.2915.50+1.29+9.08%45,519,818
AppleAAPLAAPL +1.16112.94+1.16+1.04%45,167,549
IntelINTCINTC +0.8437.21+0.84+2.31%29,227,071
Cisco Systems CSCOCSCO +0.4528.22+0.45+1.62%28,858,647
DryshipsDRYSDRYS +0.191.20+0.19+18.81%27,118,701
MicrosoftMSFTMSFT +0.3347.99+0.33+0.69%26,565,984
Yahoo! Inc. YHOOYHOO +0.2751.15+0.27+0.53%24,021,105
Comcast CMCSACMCSA +0.0557.22+0.05+0.09%19,176,436
Sirius Xm Radio Inc. SIRISIRI +0.033.50+0.03+0.86%18,151,535
Applied Materials AMATAMAT +0.5125.40+0.51+2.05%17,583,841
Ebay Inc. EBAYEBAY +0.2057.34+0.20+0.35%13,453,337
Staples SPLSSPLS -0.0417.51-0.04-0.23%12,409,541
Riverbed Technology RVBDRVBD +0.0120.34+0.01+0.02%12,031,553
Qualcomm Incorporated QCOMQCOM +1.1674.59+1.16+1.58%9,074,214
Rf Micro DevicesRFMDRFMD +0.5516.51+0.55+3.45%8,814,001
CelgeneCELGCELG -3.63113.55-3.63-3.10%7,889,443
FtbFITBFITB +0.0820.15+0.08+0.40%7,530,058
CubistCBSTCBST +1.83100.50+1.83+1.85%6,495,694
Gen ProbeGPROGPRO +4.1058.00+4.10+7.61%6,400,291
Taser International TASRTASR +2.0926.07+2.09+8.72%5,922,424
Jetblue Airways JBLUJBLU +0.0215.39+0.02+0.13%5,825,369
AriadARIAARIA -0.177.06-0.17-2.29%5,773,971
Energy Xxi (bermuda) Limited - CommonEXXIEXXI -0.133.32-0.13-3.63%5,712,151
Linn Energy LlcLINELINE -0.8511.39-0.85-6.94%5,541,446
Huntington BancsharesHBANHBAN +0.1110.44+0.11+1.02%5,411,241
ImmunogenIMGNIMGN -0.195.92-0.19-3.11%5,046,134
Patterson-uti Energy PTENPTEN -0.3917.06-0.39-2.23%5,033,905
FlextronicsFLEXFLEX +0.1211.14+0.12+1.09%4,911,718
Breitburn Energy Partners L.p.BBEPBBEP -0.507.32-0.50-6.39%4,461,896
Pan American SilverPAASPAAS -0.609.04-0.60-6.18%4,455,538
Isis Pharmaceuticals ISISISIS -2.2162.88-2.21-3.40%4,393,586
Amgen Inc. AMGNAMGN -5.56164.61-5.56-3.27%4,061,505 AMZNAMZN +6.54306.44+6.54+2.18%4,003,827
News NWSANWSA +0.1615.38+0.16+1.05%3,942,537
Hercules OffshoreHEROHERO -0.081.14-0.08-6.56%3,824,686
Adobe Systems Incorporated ADBEADBE +0.0574.50+0.05+0.06%3,815,437
Starbucks SBUXSBUX +1.0980.53+1.09+1.37%3,791,928
On Semiconductor ONNNONNN +0.1410.22+0.14+1.39%3,780,373
Rex Energy REXXREXX -0.965.52-0.96-14.76%3,734,058
Nvidia NVDANVDA +0.3620.78+0.36+1.74%3,724,357
Steel DynamicsSTLDSTLD -0.6119.16-0.61-3.06%3,696,392
Silver Standard Resources SSRISSRI -0.514.48-0.51-10.22%3,694,303
Plug PowerPLUGPLUG,674,139
Orexigen Therapeutics OREXOREX -0.246.09-0.24-3.79%3,593,202
Discovery Communications DISCADISCA -0.8134.62-0.81-2.29%3,592,532
Activision Blizzard ATVIATVI +0.0520.30+0.05+0.22%3,569,086
Freeseas Inc. FREEFREE -0.020.10-0.02-17.27%3,562,322
Prospect EnergyPSECPSEC -0.108.55-0.10-1.10%3,516,982
American Capital Agency AGNCAGNC +0.1322.42+0.13+0.56%3,354,737
Peoples BankPBCTPBCT +0.0115.16+0.01+0.03%3,311,158
Express Scripts ESRXESRX +1.3782.34+1.37+1.69%3,276,343
Atmel ATMLATML +0.238.51+0.23+2.78%3,249,334
Mannkind MNKDMNKD +0.025.38+0.02+0.37%3,229,820
ComcastCMCSKCMCSK -0.1556.90-0.15-0.26%3,208,894
Paychex PAYXPAYX +0.7347.03+0.73+1.58%3,182,161
First Niagara Financial Grp. IncFNFGFNFG +0.018.35+0.01+0.06%3,168,351
Broadcom BRCMBRCM +0.5343.39+0.53+1.24%3,118,552
TriquintTQNTTQNT +0.9727.66+0.97+3.63%3,046,370
Glu Mobile Inc. GLUUGLUU +0.084.11+0.08+1.99%2,955,165
Melco Crown Entertainment LimitedMPELMPEL -0.0523.88-0.05-0.21%2,953,450
Liberty GlobalLBTYKLBTYK +0.3748.90+0.37+0.76%2,951,639
Iconix BrandICONICON +0.5833.89+0.58+1.74%2,915,575
MarvellMRVLMRVL +0.2414.42+0.24+1.66%2,891,246
Symantec SYMCSYMC +0.1926.01+0.19+0.72%2,871,967
The Finish Line FINLFINL -0.7222.63-0.72-3.08%2,858,957
ExelixisEXELEXEL -0.031.30-0.03-1.89%2,827,973

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