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National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations
The NASDAQ (National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations) is an electronic stock exchange with more than 3,300 company listings. It currently has a greater trading volume than any other U.S. stock exchange, carrying out approximately 1.8 billion trades per day. The NASDAQ trades shares in a variety of companies, but is well known for being a high-tech exchange - trading many new, high growth, and volatile stocks.
New York Stock Exchange
Trading approximately 1.46 billion shares each day, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is the leading stock exchange in the world. The exchange trades stocks for some 2,800 companies, ranging from blue chips to new high-growth companies. Each listed company has to meet strict requirements, as the NYSE strives to maintain its reputation in trading strong, high-quality securities.