a building or place where stocks and other securities are bought and sold.
an association of brokers and dealers in stocks and bonds who meet together and transact business according to fixed rules.
noun (often capitals)
Also called stock market
a highly organized market facilitating the purchase and sale of securities and operated by professional stockbrokers and market makers according to fixed rules
a place where securities are regularly traded
(as modifier): a stock-exchange operator, stock-exchange prices
the prices or trading activity of a stock exchange: the stock exchange fell heavily today
stock exchange definition
A place where stocks, bonds, and other securities are bought and sold.
Note: In the United States, the two largest stock exchanges are the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. Activity on these two exchanges is usually considered an indication of the state of the economy as a whole.
noun 1. a farm devoted to breeding livestock. noun 1. a farm on which livestock is bred
noun food that is given to livestock
noun, plural (especially collectively) stockfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) stockfishes. 1. fish, as the cod or haddock, cured by splitting and drying in the air without salt. noun (pl) -fish, -fishes 1. fish, such as cod or haddock, cured by splitting and drying in the air
noun, Movies, Television. 1. film containing stock shots.