Clusterstock  Aug 19  Comment 
Dave Lutz at Jones Trading says a rate hike from the Federal Reserve will be the best thing that happens to the stock market this year. One big concern around rate hikes is that higher borrowing costs put pressure on company earnings, and...
Clusterstock  Aug 17  Comment 
After a weak open, stocks rallied throughout the trading day and clinched a positive close to start the week. The two economic data points out today were mixed, hitting a multi-year high and low.  First the scoreboard: Dow:  17,545.18,...
Clusterstock  Aug 13  Comment 
Stocks rallied in afternoon trading on Thursday after we got a raft of economic data that matched upbeat expectations.  The session has been quite mixed. Near 2:38 p.m. ET, the Dow was up 73 points, the S&P 500 was up 6 points, and the...
Clusterstock  Aug 7  Comment 
Companies buying their own stocks are doing nothing for investors.  In a note to clients Friday, Fundstrat's Tom Lee notes that along with mega-caps, so-called buyback stocks have collectively been among the worst performers in the past...
Clusterstock  Aug 5  Comment 
Private payrolls grew by 185,000 in July, missing forecasts, according to ADP. Economists polled by Bloomberg had estimated that private payrolls grew by 215,000 during the month.   The goods-producing sector added 8,000 jobs while employment...
Clusterstock  Jul 30  Comment 
The US economy returned to growth in the second quarter. The first estimate of second-quarter gross domestic product came in at 2.3% on an annualized basis, slightly below the 2.5% that had been forecast. Thursday's report, however, showed the...
Clusterstock  Jul 27  Comment 
"The moment of truth" is how Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist Michelle Meyer describes Thursday's massive release of new and comprehensive US economic data. At 8:30 a.m. ET, the Bureau of Economic Analysis will release the first estimate...
Market Intelligence Center  Jul 23  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented trade-picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on Nasdaq OMX Group Inc (NDAQ). Look at the Dec. '15 $50.00 covered call for a net debit in the $48.63 area. This trade has a...
Clusterstock  Jul 20  Comment 
The S&P 500 crossed its closing high reached in May on Monday afternoon. Near 3:12 p.m. ET, the Dow was up 48 points, the S&P 500 was up 5 points, and the Nasdaq was up 20 points. The S&P 500 climbed to as high as 2132.30, crossing the May 21...
Mondo Visione  Jul 17  Comment 
What:  The world’s most vibrant marketplace for discovering great value and unique selection, eBay (Nasdaq:EBAY), will ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell remotely from the company’s San Jose, CA, headquarters in the heart of...

See also NASDAQ OMX Group (NDAQ), the publicly-traded company that owns and operates this exchange.

As of 31 December 2007, NASDAQ had 3,069 listed companies[1] with a combined market capitalization of $4.0 trillion.[2] It is the world's fourth largest stock exchange by market capitalization and second largest by value of shares traded.

Basic Information

Exchange Symbols

  • Google Finance: NASDAQ
  • Thomson Reuters: O
  • Yahoo! Finance: NASDAQ

Market Information (as of 31 December 2007)

  • Trading Hours:
    • Pre-Market Session: 07:00 - 09:30[3]
    • Normal Trading Session: 09:30 - 16:00[3]
    • Post-Market Session: 16:00 - 20:00[3]
2004[4] 2005[5] 2006[6] 2007[7]
Number of Listed Companies3,2293,1643,1333,069
Domestic Market Capitalization (in $ million)3,532,9123,603,9853,865,0044,013,650
Value of Shares Traded (in $ million)8,767,12110,086,74011,807,49115,320,133
Average Daily Turnover (in $ million)34,79040,02747,04261,036
Average Value of Trades (in $ thousand)
New Capital Raised from Initial Public Offerings (in $ million)15,01912,19317,37516,193
New Capital Raised from Secondary Public Offerings (in $ million)NANANANA
Number of Trading Days252252251251

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  1. Number of Listed Companies (2006, 2007), World Federation of Exchanges
  2. Domestic Market Capitalization (2006, 2007), World Federation of Exchanges
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Market Hours, NASDAQ
  4. Annual Statistics 2004, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  5. Annual Statistics 2005, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  6. Annual Statistics 2006, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  7. Annual Statistics 2007, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
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