National Association Of Securities Dealers - NASD

AAA

DEFINITION of 'National Association Of Securities Dealers - NASD'

The NASD was a self-regulatory organization of the securities industry responsible for the operation and regulation of the Nasdaq stock market and over-the-counter markets. It also administrated exams for investment professionals, such as the Series 7 exam.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'National Association Of Securities Dealers - NASD'

The NASD watches over the Nasdaq to make sure the market operates correctly. In 2007, the NASD merged with the New York Stock Exchange's regulation committee to form the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, or FINRA.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Stock Market

    The market in which shares of publicly held companies are issued ...
  2. SEC Form 19b-4

    A form that is used to inform the SEC of a proposed rule change ...
  3. Nasdaq National Market Securities ...

    The Nasdaq National Market consists of over 3000 companies that ...
  4. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    A security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange ...
  5. Over-The-Counter Bulletin Board ...

    A regulated electronic trading service offered by the National ...
  6. Series 7

    A general securities registered representative license administered ...
Related Articles
  1. Options & Futures

    Getting To Know The Stock Exchanges

  2. Professionals

    Tips For Fitting In At Your Brokerage ...

  3. Professionals

    Investigating The Securities Police

  4. Professionals

    Is A Career In Financial Planning In ...

Hot Definitions
  1. Turkey

    Slang for an investment that yields disappointing results or turns out worse than expected. Failed business deals, securities ...
  2. Conduit Issuer

    An organization, usually a government agency, that issues municipal securities to raise capital for revenue-generating projects ...
  3. Financing Entity

    The party in a financing arrangement that provides money, property, or another asset to an intermediate entity or financed ...
  4. Hyperinflation

    Extremely rapid or out of control inflation. There is no precise numerical definition to hyperinflation. Hyperinflation is ...
  5. Gross Rate Of Return

    The total rate of return on an investment before the deduction of any fees or expenses. The gross rate of return is quoted ...
  6. Debit Spread

    Two options with different market prices that an investor trades on the same underlying security. The higher priced option ...
Trading Center