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Glossary Term: NASDAQ

Definition(s) for NASDAQ:


1. ) refers to the electronic stock market run by the National Association of Securities Dealers. Brokers get price quotes through a computer network and trade via telephone or computer network. The index that covers all the stocks that trade on this market is called the Nasdaq Composite Index. Since there is no centralized exchange, Nasdaq is sometimes referred to as an over-the-counter market, or a negotiated marketplace. Many of the stocks traded through Nasdaq are in the technology sector.

2. ) An automatic information network that provides brokers and dealers with price quotations on securities traded over-the-counter. (see Over-the-Counter)

3. ) National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation (NASDAQ) – the first electronic stock market in the world.


See Also:
NASDAQ STOCK MARKET, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SECURITIES DEALERS AUTOMATED QUOTATIONS NASDAQ, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SECURITIES DEALERS AUTOMATED QUOTATIONS (NASDAQ ), NASDAQ (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SECURITIES DEALERS AUTOMATED QUOTATION SYSTEM.)


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