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NASDAQ Stock Market

The NASDAQ Stock Market, known as NASDAQ, is an American stock exchange. "NASDAQ" originally stood for "National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations," but the exchange's official stance is that the acronym is passé. It is the largest electronic screen-based equity securities trading market in the United States. With approximately 3,700 companies and corporations, it has more trading volume than any other stock exchange in the world.

Headlines Around the Web

Facebook stock jumps in public debut

May 19, 2012 - Independent

Facebook to join Nasdaq under ‘FB’ ticker

Apr 24, 2012 - Financial Post

Facebook picks Nasdaq for stock listing: report

Apr 06, 2012 - Financial Post

RIM shares slide on weak outlook

Dec 16, 2011 - Financial Post

Articles About NASDAQ Stock Market

Alibaba IPO: Nasdaq and NYSE Compete For Chinese E-Commerce Giant's Mega Offering

By IBTimes UK

US IPO could value Alibaba at between $60bn and $120bn. (Oct 23)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, NYSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RETAIL, TELECOMS, THE NEW YORK TIMES

Alibaba Eyes New York Stock Exchange Float for $120bn IPO

By IBTimes UK

E-commerce giant could raise about $12.9bn through the IPO. (Sep 25)

MORE TOPICS: NYSE, TELECOMS, NEW YORK, CREDIT SUISSE

Apple Inc Shares Up 5%, Breaks iPhone Weekend Record with 9M Units Sold; Tim Cook Thanks 'Amazing Customers' on Twitter

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc just had a huge iPhone launch weekend in sales as the company reported it has sold 9 million units of the new iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C. Apple did not break down the number of units sold per device but nevertheless, the company broke its ... (Sep 24)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, APPLE INC., TWITTER, CHINA, GOLD, RETAIL

Will the Launch of Iphone 5S and Iphone 5C Elevate Apple’s Sales Graph?

By Industry Leaders Magazine

Apple Inc. introduced a pair of new iPhones, including a cheaper plastic version in bright colours and an updated high-end device with a fingerprint scanner. (Sep 23)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, GOLD, APPLE INC., CALIFORNIA, GERMANY

Nasdaq Shuts Down for 3 Hours Due to Computer Glitch

By IBTimes AU

A computer glitch hit on Thursday the Nasdaq Stock Market for three hours. Being the second downtime this week, it raised anew concerns over the fragile state of the bourses. (Aug 23)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, SEC, FACEBOOK, WHITE HOUSE, NEW YORK, INTEL

Will Sale of BlackBerry to New Owners Save the Canadian Tech Firm from Oblivion?

By IBTimes AU

Just a few weeks ago, BlackBerry Chief Executive Thorsten Heins forecast the death of the popular tablet as he pushed for the newly launched smartphone models Q10 and Z10. (Aug 13)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, NEW YORK, BLACKBERRY, SMARTPHONE, SONY, HTC

CBOE keeps index franchise as justices stay out of dispute

By Reuters

CBOE Holdings Inc <CBOE.O> won a long-running legal battle to prevent rival International Securities Exchange from listing options on two key U.S. stock-market indexes, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider their dispute. (May 14)

MORE TOPICS: DOW JONES, COURT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, SUPREME COURT

Analysis: Court ruling may offer new path in market-data fee dispute

By Reuters

At first blush the two leading U.S. stock exchanges won a sweeping victory this week in a long-running legal battle over market data - the stock quotes, share prices and other trading information that are highly prized in the electronic marketplace. (May 04)

MORE TOPICS: GOOGLE INC., SEC, NYSE, COURT, NEW YORK, LAWYER

Court rules for NYSE, Nasdaq in market data-pricing case

By Reuters

The New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market will be able to freely increase revenue from the sale of market data, under a U.S. appeals court ruling on Tuesday that dismissed a complaint brought by a group of Internet companies and a trade group for brokers. (May 01)

MORE TOPICS: GOOGLE INC., SEC, NYSE, COURT, NEW YORK, MANAGEMENT

Court rules in favor of NYSE, Nasdaq in NetCoalition case

By Reuters

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday dismissed complaints filed by Google <GOOG.O>, Yahoo! <YHOO.O> and other Internet companies that sought to reduce the fees the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market charge for market data, saying ... (May 01)

MORE TOPICS: NYSE, COURT, NEW YORK