Big Board

Big Board
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Also known as the Big Board and the Exchange. The NYSE, the oldest and largest US securities exchange, is one of the largest equity marketplaces in the world. NYSE - listed companies include a cross-section of large, mid-size and small capitalization companies.
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  • Big Board — (b[i^]g b[^o]rd ), prop. n. (Finance) The New York Stock Exchange; a nickname often used in financial reporting. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Big Board — Big′ Board′ n. (sometimes l.c.) bus the New York Stock Exchange …   From formal English to slang

  • Big Board — ☆ Big Board n. 1. the listing of the securities that are bought and sold on the New York Stock Exchange 2. the New York Stock Exchange …   English World dictionary

  • big board — noun 1. a stock exchange in New York • Syn: ↑New York Stock Exchange, ↑N. Y. Stock Exchange, ↑NYSE • Instance Hypernyms: ↑stock exchange, ↑stock market, ↑securities market 2. the large dis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Big Board — 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… …   Financial and business terms

  • big board — Informal name for the New York Stock Exchange. American Banker Glossary * * * Big Board ˈBig ˌBoard noun The Big Board a popular name for the New York stock exchange: • The company filed to go public on the Big Board. * * *    Colloquial name for …   Financial and business terms

  • Big Board — A nickname for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), located at 11 Wall Street, New York City. The New York Stock Exchange, or Big Board, is the oldest stock exchange in the United States. It is the world s largest stock exchange, in terms of the… …   Investment dictionary

  • big board — n. the New York Stock Exchange. (Securities markets.) □ On the big board, stocks were down again today, bringing the loss this week on the Dow to nearly 175 points. □ Is that stock on the big board or where? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Big Board —  New York Stock Exchange.  ► “He believes the BULL MARKET will end in panic selling so severe that the Big Board will have to temporarily halt trading under a rule enacted after the 1987 crash.” (Business Week, Aug. 21, 1995, p. 62) …   American business jargon

  • Big Board — /bɪg bɔ:d/ noun US same as New York Stock Exchange (informal) ▪▪▪ ‘…at the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 24.25 at 2,559.65, while New York S.E. volume totalled 180m shares. Away from the Big Board, the American S.E. Composite… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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