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New York Stock Exchange

  1. During what time does after-hours trading (AHT) occur?

  2. What exactly is being done when shares are bought and sold?

  3. How does a company switch from one stock exchange to another?

  4. What are all of the securities markets in the U.S.A?

  5. What are the rules behind the delisting of a stock?

  6. What is an ABC Agreement?

  7. Which statement about the New York Stock Exchange is FALSE?

  8. How do I invest in the Nasdaq or the NYSE? Is it even possible? Would I want to?

  9. What is the downtick-uptick rule on the NYSE?

  10. If everyone is selling in a bear market, does your broker have to buy your shares from you? If so, won't he be losing his shirt?

  11. Does a company's American depositary share equal one share of common stock?

  12. Why did my stock's ticker symbol change?

  13. What does it mean when my broker says that shares are for auction?

  14. What does membership in the New York Stock Exchange entail, and why is it known as "owning a seat"?

  15. Does a broker always have to buy a stock if I want to sell it?

  16. Who employs the specialists at New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)? Do they work for themselves, for the NYSE or for brokerage firms?

  17. What is after-hours trading? Am I able to trade at this time?

  18. Why did the New York Stock Exchange report prices in fractions before it switched to decimal reporting?

  19. How does privatization affect a company's shareholders?

  20. What is a back door listing?

  21. What's the difference between institutional and non-institutional investors?

  22. How can I invest in gold?

  23. What happens to a company's stocks and bonds when it declares chapter 11 bankruptcy protection?

  24. What is the difference between a broker and a market maker?

  25. How does a depository bank benefit from issuing an ADR for a foreign company for free?

  26. What does it mean when a stock trades on the Pink Sheets or the OTCBB?

  27. Can investors short sell pink sheet or over-the-counter stocks?

  28. Where does the name "Wall Street" come from?

  29. What is the history behind the opening and closing bells on the NYSE?

  30. Do all international markets trade between 9:30am and 4pm local time?

  31. What's the difference between a Nasdaq market maker and a NYSE specialist?

  32. Where can I find the number of shares shorted on a specific stock?

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