Trading Symbol

Business / Taxes / Trading Symbol: All companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the American Stock Exchange (AMEX), or the NASDAQ Stock Market are represented by a unique combination of one to five letters of the alphabet. Some, but not all, trading symbols are easily associated with their companies, such as GE for General Electric or YHOO for Yahoo!. Sometimes, the exchange trading symbol varies slightly from the way the company is designated on the ticker.

Other Words for Symbol

Symbol Adjective Synonyms: representation, figure, metaphor, allegory, insigne (singular, plural is insignia), token, sign, emblem, badge, image, logotype, mark, trade mark, colophon, brand, code, abbreviation, phonogram, initialism, cryptogram, acronym, monogram, password, shibbol

Ticker Symbol

Business / Taxes / Ticker Symbol: A ticker symbol, also known as a stock symbol, is a unique string of letters that identifies a particular stock on one of two electronic tapes that report market transactions. The consolidated tape in MORE


Science / Psychiatry / Symbolization: A general mechanism in all human thinking by which some mental representation comes to stand for some other thing, class of things, or attribute of something. This mechanism underlies dream formation MORE

Symbolist Movement

Life Style / Poetry / Symbolist Movement: Late 19th-century french writers, including mallarmé and valéry, whose verse dealt with transcendental phenomena or with images and actions whose meaning was associative rather than referential. MORE