American Stock Exchange (AMEX)

Business / Taxes / American Stock Exchange (AMEX): The AMEX is the second-largest floor-based stock exchange in the US after the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). It operates an auction market in stocks (including overseas stocks), exchange traded funds, and derivatives, including options on many NYSE-traded and over-the-counter (OTC) stocks.

Other Words for Exchange

Exchange Adjective Synonyms: trade, barter, switch, change, interchange, reciprocate, return, swap or swop
Exchange Verb Synonyms: market, stock market, Stock Exchange, securities exchange, the Market, the Board, the Big Board, the Exchange, the Bourse, Wall Street, the Street
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Other Words for Stock

Stock Noun Synonyms: pedigree, bloodline, house, dynasty, (line of) descent, genealogy, extraction, roots, lineage, family, ancestry, parentage, breeding, heritage
Stock Adjective Synonyms: livestock, (domestic or farm) animals, cattle, beasts, horses, cows, oxen, sheep, goats
Stock Verb Synonyms: supply, store, inventory, stockpile, reserve, reservoir, cache, hoard, wares, merchandise, goods, selection, assortment, range, variety, array
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Exchange Controls

Business / Finance / Exchange Controls: A marketplace in which shares, options and futures on stocks, bonds, commodities, and indexes are traded. Principal U.S. stock exchanges are: New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), American Stock Exchange (A MORE

Par-Value Stock

Business / Accounting / Par-Value Stock: Stock that has a nominal value assigned to it in the corporation's charter and printed on the face of each share of stock. MORE

Participating Convertible Preferred Stock

Business / Finance / Participating Convertible Preferred Stock: Preferred stock that can be converted into common stock at the option of the holder. In contrast, to the usual preferred stock, the value of the preferred stock is refunded to the holder. That is, one MORE

Packers And Stockyards Act Of 1921

Business / Agriculture / Packers And Stockyards Act Of 1921: P.L. 67-51 (August 15, 1921) remains, in amended form, the basic authority for USDA to regulate marketing practices in the livestock, poultry, and meat industries. The law was enacted to prevent unfai MORE

Pacific Stock Exchange

Business / Finance / Pacific Stock Exchange: Used for listed equity securities. Regional exchange located in Los Angeles and San Francisco; only U.S. exchange open between 4:00 and 4:30. MORE

Participating Preferred Stock

Business / Finance / Participating Preferred Stock: Preferred stock that provides the holder with a specified dividend plus the right to additional earnings under specified conditions. MORE

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