What is a point in the stock exchange?

Answer The point is the basic measure of change in stock market price quotes and indexes. The "point" has different meanings depending on the context in which it is used.StocksIn stocks, a point is equal ... Read More »

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What is a point on the New York Stock Exchange?

Stock "points" are one way to describe movements in stock prices on exchanges such as the New York Stock Exchange. Buyers and sellers move stock prices on a daily basis.StockStock represents owners... Read More »

Comparison of the Stock Exchange Commodity & Power Exchange?

A power exchange is similar to a stock exchange, except it's power, most often in the form of electricity, that is bought and sold by traders. Since electricity is not a commodity that could litera... Read More »

How many million shares of stock are traded on the New York Stock Exchange daily?

About 2,000 million exchanges are made every day on the New York Stock Exchange. In March 2010, the average daily volume was 2,128,546,521 shares traded daily. The number of shares traded changes e... Read More »

Approximately how many companies have stock traded on the New York Stock Exchange?

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and its related NYSE Arca, NYSE Euronext, and NYSE Alternext equities markets trade the shares of nearly 5,200 companies from around the world, 3,915 of which are... Read More »