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• Refers to the New York Stock Exchange.

• A nickname for the New York Stock Exchange. 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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Preferred stock
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 Related Terms
 Accounting standards board
Big bang
Board of directors
Chicago board of trade
Federal reserve board
Financial accounting standards board
Free on board
Short the board

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