Business / Taxes / NYSE Arca: NYSE Arca, one of the two securities exchanges operated by the NYSE Group, Inc., is the first open, all-electronic stock exchange in the United States. Trades are executed quickly — electronically and anonymously — on the US market trading center with the best available price. Among the securities traded on Arca are individual stocks, exchange-traded funds, and equity options. NYSE Arca was formed by the merger of the NYSE and Archipelago Exchange, an electronic communications network (ECN), creating what is known as a hybrid market.
Business / Finance / NYSE Composite Index: Composite index covering price movements of all new world common stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange. It is based on the close of the market on December 31, 1965, at a level of 50.00, and is MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Sarcasm: Another term for verbal irony--the act of ostensibly saying one thing but meaning another. See further discussion under irony. MORE