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08/02/1971 The world's first electronic stock exchange opens trading

The Nasdaq Stock Market is an American stock exchange. It is the second-largest exchange in the world by market capitalization, behind only the New York Stock Exchange located in the same city. Nasdaq was founded by the National Association of Securities Dealers, which divested itself of Nasdaq in a series of sales.


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