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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 addition to market capitalization benchmarks, shares exchanged on the Big Board must trade above $1 over a consecutive 30-day period.
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.
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.
which have sunk some 88% in price in the past year -- have been hammered down repeated in recent days, and on Monday hit a new all-time low that raises concern the stock may face the listing sanctions that have already kicked three newspaper companies off the Big Board.
Through 2000, the Big Board has spent S2 billion on technology, with similar spending levels likely to occur during the years ahead.
Declining and advancing stocks were about even on the Big Board.
Richard Torrenzano was SVP and chief spokesman for the NYSE and a member of the Management (policy) and Executive (operations) Committees for the Big Board.
Siemens' shares began trading on the Big Board in the form of ADRs on March 12, 2001.
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.
We expect to be relisted by the New York Stock Exchange shortly after we complete these filings and we look forward to being back on the Big Board where our stock has been listed for more than 99 years.
its slumping stock could be dropped from the Big Board.
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.