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Big Board

A nickname for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Also known as The Exchange. More than 2,000 common and preferred stocks are traded. Founded in 1792, the NYSE is the oldest exchange in the United States, and the largest. It is located on Wall Street in New York City.

Big Board

An informal name for the New York Stock Exchange. The name specifically refers to the famous NYSE electronic board announcing prices.

Big Board

A widely used reference to the New York Stock Exchange.

Big Board.

The Big Board is the nickname of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the oldest stock exchange in the United States and the one with the largest trading floor.

Common and preferred stock, bonds, exchange traded funds, warrants, rights. and other investment products are all traded on the Big Board, which dates back to 1792.

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In short, the Big Board is not only an icon of American capitalism; it's also a linchpin of the entire world financial system.
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Langone is trying to tap into the anger many Wall Street execs feel about the multiple roles played by Goldman Sachs in the deal -- it was the banker for the Big Board, owns seats on the exchange and also owns part of Archipelago, the merger partner.
The producer of thermoplastic electrical products said it will work with the Big Board to achieve the plan's goals by March 2004.
America Online led the S&P 500 higher and was again the most actively traded stock on the Big Board.
All the required paperwork was completed after a board review indicated that the company's earnings and net asset value were more than sufficient to qualify for a national big board listing on Nasdaq/Amex.
By opening earlier and shutting later, the Big Board would compete with the London Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange for customers and listings.
BB&T, the 25th largest bank-holding company in the nation, currently trades as BBK on the Big Board.
In fact, even the big board is getting in on the green game.
Volume on the Big Board was moderate, at 735 million shares.
We consider the Big Board listing of Catalina shares a significant event which enhances the visibility of our Company within the global investment community.
7 million shares, the third-busiest day ever on the Big Board, and the number of stocks that declined exceeded those that advanced by a ratio of more than 7-to-1.