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Compare the NYSE Homepage to the NASDAQ Homepage: Difference in Exchanges

Visit both the NYSE Homepage, and the NASDAQ Homepage, and compare and contrast how the two exchanges operate.

How are NYSE and NASDAQ similar, if at all?

How are the two exchanges different from one another, if at all?

What is The Public Company Accounting and Investor Protection Act of 2002? Describe the law in your own words.

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Visit both the NYSE Homepage, and the NASDAQ Homepage, and compare and contrast how the two exchanges operate.

Nasdaq is the largest and fastest growing electronic stock market in the world, NASDAQ is home to the world's leading companies and a well-recognized household name. In a recent U.S. poll, NASDAQ was #1 in awareness and name recognition among investors. Building on a reputation for innovative technology and worldwide growth, the NASDAQ brand lends global appeal to any advertising campaign.

http://www.nasdaq.com/help/nasdaq-advertising.aspx

The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius.

How are NYSE and NASDAQ similar, if at all?

They both are leading US stock exchanges. They both help in following:

1) Reduction in transaction costs per dollar of ...

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The solution gives a 707-word essay-styled response comparing and contrasting NYSE and NASDAQ as well as explaining the Public Company Accounting and Investor Protection Act of 2002. 2 references.

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