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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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"I try not look at the leaderboard but sometimes you have to, you see the big board there and you see your name up there," said world number 76 Kaymer, who is aiming to break into the top 64 to earn his place at next month's Accenture Match Play Championship in Arizona.
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If we were quoted on the Big Board, our market caps would be soaring and we'd be voting big dividends.
The big board mounted above everything is not visually attractive, and a new board could be designed to put everything in the box like the Welborne Labs version.
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