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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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It is high time the NYSE's board members acknowledge that they, and not the CEO, are ultimately responsible for proper governance of the Big Board.
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Some influential voices are beating the drums for radical, sweeping changes at the Big Board, including a whole new set of directors and a division of the exchange's trading and regulatory functions.
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The electronics manufacturing services provider decided to move from the New York Stock Exchange after the Big Board informed the company it will substantially raise the financial requirements for listing.
Despite the overall decline in the market, advancers are still outpacing decliners on the Big Board by eight to seven, and by 14 to 13 on the Nasdaq.
The Big Board may extend trading hours starting in July, giving investors more time to buy and sell stocks, the chairman of the New York Stock Exchange said Monday.
SEI's CEO, said that the move is being made to allow the company to enjoy the increased global visibility offered by the Big Board.
AOL shares skidded 9 points to 153 on the Big Board, despite a growing consensus that the company's earnings, scheduled for release after the close of trading Tuesday, would beat expectations of 9 cents.
In fact, even the big board is getting in on the green game.
Dow member IBM was down more than 2 percent Monday and AOL lost 17 percent in leading volume on the Big Board.