Big Board

Big Board

noun (sometimes lowercase) Informal.
the New York Stock Exchange.

Origin:
1920–25, Americanism

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Big Board
 
n
1.  the quotation board in the New York Stock Exchange
2.  the New York Stock Exchange

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big board definition


The huge electronic board at the New York Stock Exchange that reports the changing values of stocks traded on the exchange.

Note: The term is used sometimes to mean the New York Stock Exchange itself.
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big board definition


  1. n.
    the New York Stock Exchange. (Securities markets.) : On the big board, stocks were down again today, bringing the loss this week on the Dow to nearly 175 points.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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