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Visit both the NYSE Euronext (NYSE): http://www.nyse.com/home.html, and the NASDAQ: http://www.nasdaq.com , and write a 2-3 page paper on how the two exchanges operate.Make sure to address the following three questions:

How are NYSE and NASDAQ similar, if at all?
How are the two exchanges different from one another, if at all?
How has the Former WorldCom Inc. Chief Executive Bernard Ebber's case affected WorldCom Inc., and the Telecommunication industry? Explain. (Hint: You may visit each site's Press Room/Release for possible leads).

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//Before writing about the Differences and the Similarity between the two stock exchanges namely, NYSE and NASDAQ firstly, we will gain knowledge about these stock exchanges. The understanding about two of these stock exchanges is necessary before discussing about the differences and similarities.


New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Euronext is the holding company of the NYSE Group Inc. NYSE Euronext offers various diverse financial products and services. It is the leader exchange for listing in the world, as the world's largest and most liquid stocks are scheduled in it. It trades in the cash equities, derivatives, bonds etc. It is a fully- electronic stock exchange, which is located in theWall Street (NYSE Euronext, 2009).

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) is US's largest trading market, which was established in the year 1971. It is also the largest and the first electronic screen based equity exchange in the world. The NASDAQ is monitored and regulated by the Security Exchange Commission (SEC). About 3800 companies are listed in the NASDAQ stock exchange. It also offers the various products and services to the investors. It is the first stock exchange, which advertises it products and services to the general ...

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