American Stock Exchange (AMEX)

American Stock Exchange (AMEX),

Definition of American Stock Exchange (AMEX):

  1. The American Stock Exchange (AMEX) was once the third-largest stock exchange in the United States, as measured by trading volume. The exchange, at its height, handled about 10% of all securities traded in the U.S.

  2. Today, the AMEX is known as the NYSE American. In 2008, NYSE Euronext acquired the AMEX. In the subsequent years, it also became known as NYSE Amex Equities and NYSE MKT.

  3. Second largest stock exchange in the US (after the New York Stock Exchange) located in downtown Manhattan. Most of the securities listed on the AMEX are of small and medium sized companies, and more foreign securities are traded on AMEX than on any other US stock exchange. Also known as the Curb Exchange, or just The Curb, it is now a part of NASDAQ Stockmarket.

How to use American Stock Exchange (AMEX) in a sentence?

  1. The NYSE American uses market makers to ensure liquidity and an orderly marketplace for its listed securities.
  2. NYSE Euronext acquired the AMEX in 2008 and today it is known as the NYSE American.
  3. The American Stock Exchange (AMEX) was once the third-largest stock exchange in the U.S.
  4. The majority of trading on the NYSE American is in small cap stocks.

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