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(The) Nasdaq Stock MarketSM
The Nasdaq Stock Market is a major national and international stock market that uses computers and telecommunications for the trading and surveillance of thousands of securities. The Nasdaq Stock Market is built on a unique system of competing Market Maker firms that list specific prices for the sale or purchase of securities. The Nasdaq Stock Market also is unique in its use of a flexible computer-screen trading system that enables people to trade by computer from wherever they are located.