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American Stock Exchange

noun
1.
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] /ˈæm ɛks/ (Show IPA).
Formerly New York Curb Exchange.
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British Dictionary definitions for amex

Amex

/ˈæmɛks/
noun acronym
1.
trademark American Express
2.
American Stock Exchange
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Word Origin and History for amex

Amex

blend of American Express, trademark registered in U.S. 1950 by American Express Co., originally an express mail service. Its credit card dates from 1958.

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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

American Stock Exchange

AmEx

American Express
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