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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.
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Big Board

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

A widely used reference to the New York Stock Exchange.
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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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