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National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations. US electronic securities market that quotes prices through a computer network, and allows brokers to conduct trades online or via telephone. Since there is no physical 'exchange' involved, it is referred to as an over the counter market. NASDAQ Composite Index covers all stocks traded on this market, and its quotes are published in the financial pages of the most US newspapers.

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Larry knew a lot about the actual stock market -- but less about the electronic securities market, that virtual exchange otherwise known as NASDAQ.
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At first you thought it was safe to invest his money in over the counter stocks, but after he lost a sizable investment, he switched over to trading Nasdaq stocks.
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The investors were pleased when they saw that their stock had risen sixty points and the NASDAQ reached a record level.
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