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American stock exchange

the second largest stock exchange in the U.S., located in New York City.
Abbreviation: ASE, A.S.E.

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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