The National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations NASDAQ is the largest stock exchange in the USA, providing price quotations on high technology stocks. With approximately 3,800 high technology companies and corporations, it has more trading volume per hour than any other stock exchange in the world.
New York Mercantile Exchange, or NYMEX, is a US futures exchange established in 1872. It is ranked first in the world by the amount of trade in oil futures. It handles billions of dollars worth of oil, gas, platinum, palladium, gold, silver, copper and aluminum being bought and sold on the trading floor. According to Futures Industry Association, in 2006, 216 million transactions made on NYMEX, with the operating revenues reaching $497.3 million, net income $154.8 million and capitalization $11.4 billion.
The oldest and largest stock exchange in the USA. Established in 1792. Located in New York on the Wall Street.