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An electronic stock and options exchange formed by a merger between the New York Stock Exchange and the Archipelago Exchange in 2006.
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NYSE Arca.

NYSE Arca, one of the two securities exchanges operated by the NYSE Group, Inc., is the first open, all-electronic stock exchange in the United States.

Trades are executed quickly -- electronically and anonymously -- on the US market trading center with the best available price. Among the securities traded on Arca are individual stocks, exchange-traded funds, and equity options.

NYSE Arca was formed by the merger of the NYSE and Archipelago Exchange, an electronic communications network (ECN), creating what is known as a hybrid market.

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NYSE National will be distinct from NYSE's three listings exchanges - NYSE, NYSE MKT and NYSE Arca, which have unique market models designed for corporate and ETF issuers.
With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets - the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca - represent one-third of the world's equities trading.
The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE Arca: SPY), the world's biggest exchange-traded fund (ETF), sucked in $2.75 billion in April, more than any other fund, according to data compiled by IndexUniverse.
NYSE Euronext's market share of US volume has fallen from 36.2% in 2008 to 29.7% in 2010 according to data from NYSE Arca, an electronic market which is part of the NYSE Euronext firm.
NYSE Euronext said that its US options exchanges, NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex options have completed the first phase of a significant technology upgrade programme that will double capacity for both exchanges.
Evergreen Energy Inc (NYSE Arca: EEE), an energy technology solutions company, announced today that it has released a new product designed to enable organisations and individuals to evaluate power generation plant performance relative to environmental reporting requirement.
Evergreen Energy Incorporated (Evergreen Energy) (NYSE Arca:EEE), a green energy technology solutions company, has named Michael J Brennan as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing for its GreenCert operation.