NASDAQ Full Form Name

Full Form of NASDAQ:

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations

Full Form of NASDAQ is National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations. NASDAQ is a Canadian and American stock exchange platform owned by the financial services giant called “NASDAQ OMX Group”. NASDAQ was founded by a self-regulatory organization called National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc (abbreviated as NASD) in the year 1971 and has its headquarters in New York City.

Salient Features of NASDAQ:

  • In terms of market capitalization, NASDAQ is the second largest stock exchange in the world. The first position is occupied by the New York Stock Exchange (shortly NYSE).
  • NASDAQ is the first ever electronically operated stock market in the world.
  • NASDAQ is the first ever stock market in the USA to start online trading.
  • NASDAQ has formed the first intercontinental linkage for securities markets by joining hands with the London Stock Exchange.

Levels of NASDAQ quotes:

NASDAQ has three levels of quotes as (1) Level 1 Quote: Level 1 quote is also known as inside quote which will show the highest bid, (2) Level 2 Quote: Level 2 quotes will show the recently executed stock orders along with the public quotes of liquidity providers or market makers, (3) Level 3 Quote: Level 3 quotes are basically used by liquidity providers or market makers to enter their quotes and also to execute orders.

NASDAQ Trading Schedule:

  • Pre-market or Extended-hours trading session is between 4:00 AM to 9:30 AM
  • Normal trading session is between 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Post-market session is between 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NASDAQ Market Tiers:

There are three market tiers available in NASDAQ as explained below.

NASDAQ Capital Market:

It is an equity market for small cap companies. A small cap company is the one which has relatively small market capitalization.

NASDAQ Global Market:

It is an equity market for mid-cap companies. A mid-cap company is the one which has relatively medium levels of market capitalization.

NASDAQ Global Select Market:

It is an equity market for large-cap companies. A large cap company is the one which has relatively higher levels of market capitalization.

Companies listed in NASDAQ:

Following is a portion of the list of companies listed in NASDAQ:

Google, Microsoft, Apple, Intel, Cisco, Yahoo! Inc., Symantec Corporation, Citrix Systems, Infosys Limited, etc..

Popular Full Form of NASDAQ:

NASDAQ Full FormField of Application
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated QuotationsOrganization
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North American Stocks, Dividends, and QuarterlysFunny Expansion
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