amex

American Stock Exchange

noun
the second largest stock exchange in the U.S., located in New York City. Abbreviation: ASE, A.S.E.
Also called AMEX, Amex [am-eks] .
Formerly New York Curb Exchange.
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Amex (ˈæmɛks)
 
n acronym for
1.  trademark American Express
2.  American Stock Exchange

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Amex
blend of American Express, trademark registered in U.S. 1950 by American Express Co.
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American Stock Exchange definition


Traditionally, the second largest stock exchange in the United States, after the New York Stock Exchange. The American Stock Exchange is in New York City. It is often identified in financial pages as AMEX. In 1998, AMEX merged with the NASD, which runs the NASDAQ exchange.

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Amex
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AmEx
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