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Dow Jones at 10,000

The Dow Jones industrial average passed the 10,000 mark twice this week, opened this morning just a few points shy of the milestone, and will, in all probability, finish the day in record territory. While the breakthrough to 10,000 has no significance in and of itself for the market, it is a symbol of the strong optimism over America's improbably steady growth in the face of economic reversals all...
NASDAQ Newsroom

NASDAQ News is designed to be an "online news resource for reporters or anyone interested in learning about the NASDAQ Stock Market." At the site you can listen to hourly reports about the NASDAQ market (ShockWave plug-in required) and learn about how the NASDAQ Stock Market works. The site also contains press releases about the NASDAQ market, a list of upcoming IPOs (initial public offerings) and...

The NASDAQ Trader site is divided into Trading Data, Trading Services, and Market Data Services. The Trading Data section provides monthly and quarterly NASDAQ share volume reports for all market participants trading in each NASDAQ stock, daily NASDAQ 100 index and changes in the names and symbols of NASDAQ stocks. Trading Services provides descriptions of trading products and services, trading...
Stock Market Crash: Looking Back to 1987

This week's In the News looks back at the 1987 stock market crash. The six resources provide an overview of the stock market crash then and lessons learned from that experience. The Dow Jones industrial average fell by 554 points on October 27, 1997, the largest points decrease ever, sparking fears of a repeat of the 1987 stock market crash which happened almost to the day ten years ago....
Center for Research in Security Prices Working Paper Series

The Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) was founded in 1960 by James H. Lorie and Lawrence Fisher, Professors at the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business to "advance research in operations of security markets." CRSP compiles standard and derived security data concerning the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ stock markets, and maintains a list of current staff working papers for...
NASDAQ glossary

This glossary of stock market terminology has been created by NASDAQ and contains listings for terms from "Actual EPS, CPS, or DPS" to "Yield." Each entry includes a terse definition and some also are cross-referenced with similar terms in the glossary.
Highs, Lows for the US Stock Market

This Week's In the News chronicles recent US stock market highs and lows attributed to FRB BOG opinion, economic crises in Japan and Russia, and political instability, among a multitude of other factors. The resources discussed provide background information on the previously robust US market, analyses of international economic crises, news, FRB BOG speeches, and access to current US economic...