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What is NASDAQ?

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations or NASDAQ, represents a stock exchange system for quoting over-the-counter securities. As such the selling and buying of stocks is done in an electronic network of linked brokers.

The companies that are listed in this stock exchange represent relatively young companies. Other players on NASDAQ are companies that have supervised the experienced in the 1990s high tech boom.

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