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What It Is & How To Invest: The NASDAQ Exchange

What It Is & How To Invest: The NASDAQ Exchange

What is the NASDAQ Exchange? The NASDAQ Stock Market is the second-largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization, behind only the New York Stock Exchange or NYSE. The NASDAQ platform is owned by The NASDAQ OMX Group, which also owns the OMX stock market network and several other US stock and options exchanges. Formed in 1971 by the National Associate of Securities Dealers NASD to fill the need for reporting stocks that were not
The Ban on Credit Card Funding Programs

The Ban on Credit Card Funding Programs

In the U.S. the financial industry is watched closely by the National Futures Association otherwise known as the NFA. A recent proposal was given the green light by another regulating entity called the Commodity Futures Trading Commission a.k.a the CFTC, and the new reforms will take place early next year. The ban on credit card funding for U.S. high-risk derivative transactions will officially take effect January 31, 2015. The new reform act will apply to both