US Stock Exchanges

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US stock exchanges play a crucial role in the context of country’s economy. Movements in US stock exchanges provide a clear picture of upward or downward movement of the US economy itself.

Stock exchanges in the United States are considered as barometer of the economy. Some of the major stock exchanges of the United States of America are the following:

  • American Stock Exchange (AMEX)
  • International Securities Exchange
  • Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)
  • NYSE Arca
  • NASDAQ Global Select Market
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
  • ISE Stock Exchange
  • ISE Options Exchange
  • NASDAQ Capital Market
  • NASDAQ Stock Market
  • New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
  • Chicago Stock Exchange
  • National Stock Exchange (NSX)
  • Philadelphia Stock Exchange (PHLX)
  • Boston Stock Exchange (BSE)
  • NASDAQ Global Market
  • Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)

Stock exchanges in the United States of America offer following basic services:

Generation of Business Capital: US stock exchanges provide businesses with the opportunity to generate capital needed for business expansion purposes. Companies offer their shares to public through these exchanges. On the other hand, the US federal government also offers a number of bonds through these markets to fund different development plans. In this way, US stock exchanges play a major part for the development of country

Provision of Opportunity to Maximize Returns: US stock exchanges provide investors with the options of fruitful investment. These investment options are more profitable than the savings program offered by different banks. US stock exchanges offer same kinds of opportunity to small investors like those offered to big companies. This helps in economic growth of the entire society.

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