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1. on the opening

2. Own foreign offices

3. Outputs

4. old work outlet box

5. Out-of-sample Test

6. oxidation

7. Operating rate

8. Oil Meal Marketing Year

9. Operating profit (or loss)

10. Outlays

11. Originator

12. owner controlled insurance program (OCIP)

13. Occupational Labor Mobility

14. over the counter margin stock

15. other people's money

16. options market

17. overhead ratio

18. Overpopulation

19. oil of cedarwood

20. Out with

21. Orphan Product

22. One-Stop Shop

23. Offeree

24. Outstanding

25. Outside Operation

26. Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency - OCC

27. Output Producer Price Indices

28. open newel stairs

29. out parcel

30. Ochlocracy

31. open space

32. oakum caulking

33. operating expense ratio

34. outvote

35. open valley

36. Order Profile

37. Oman Rial - OMR

38. option period

39. Originate-to-hold

40. Output Produced For Own Final Use

41. One Cancels the Other Order

42. object

43. opalescent paint

44. overload capacity

45. Office Of The Superintendent Of Financial Institutions - OSFI

46. Official List

47. Offer

48. Octononagintillion

49. Organisation

50. option backdating

51. Oscillation

52. Options series

53. oar

54. O.r.

55. Open Outcry Auction Market

56. Office action

57. Offensive Collateral Estoppel

58. On the sidelines

59. Order Entry Brokers

60. Oslo Convention

61. One Night Stand Investment

62. Octoquinquagintillion

63. overextension

64. Operating exposure

65. open house

66. overall rate of return

67. order-driven system

68. Omission

69. overburden

70. options trading

71. oil-canning

72. overnight index swap

73. option to purchase

74. Obligation bond

75. origination points

76. Ordinary Share

77. Obsolescence

78. offering

79. Optional payment bond

80. Outworkers ILO

81. Off-balance Sheet Activities

82. offer to lease

83. Original book of entry

84. On Balance Volume (obv)

85. Other long-term liabilities

86. organization cost

87. open bid

88. Originate A Loan

89. One-man picture

90. Ordinary income

91. Option not to deliver

92. Optimise

93. OMX

94. Offer Document

95. Office Audit

96. optimize

97. Overhead

98. ogee router bit

99. occupancy fraud

100. Outlay

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National Association Of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations System

Categories: Stocks, Investing and Trading, Brokerages,

Nasdaq. A computerized system established by the NASD to facilitate trading by providing broker/dealers with current bid and ask price quotes on over-the-counter stocks and some listed stocks. Unlike the Amex and the NYSE, the Nasdaq (once an acronym for the national association of securities dealers Automated Quotation system) does not have a physical trading floor that brings together buyers and sellers. Instead, all trading on the Nasdaq exchange is done over a network of computers and telephones. Also, the Nasdaq does not employ market specialists to buy unfilled orders like the NYSE does. The Nasdaq began when brokers started informally trading via telephone; the network was later formalized and linked by computer in the early 1970s. In 1998 the parent company of the Nasdaq purchased the Amex, although the two continue to operate separately. Orders for stock are sent out electronically on the Nasdaq, where market makers list their buy and sell prices. Once a price is agreed upon, the transaction is executed electronically.

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