You have been asked to write a report for a group of new stock brokers about the NYSE Euronext and the NASDAQ

Visit both the NYSE Euronext (NYSE):, and the NASDAQ: , and write a 2-3 page paper on how the two exchanges operate.Make sure to address the following three questions:

How are NYSE and NASDAQ similar, if at all?
How are the two exchanges different from one another, if at all?
How has the Former WorldCom Inc. Chief Executive Bernard Ebber's case affected WorldCom Inc., and the Telecommunication industry? Explain. (Hint: You may visit each site's Press Room/Release for possible leads).

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//Above, we discussed the NYSE and NASDAQ. Now as per the directions, we will talk about the similarity and the differences between these two stock exchanges. I am not able to provide all differences and similarities due to lack of resources, so you can add more in this portion.


The NYSE and the NASDAQ have the following similarities -

The NYSE and the NASDAQ both are electronic screen based stock exchanges, which use the electronic screens while trading.
Both the markets are regulated by the Stock Exchange Commission.
Both the stock exchanges cover most of the equities traded in the United States.
These are the major and the top exchanges, in terms of trading.
The NYSE and NASDAQ, both stock exchanges include the trading of the equity and also help to meet the supplier and the buyer.
Differences -

The NYSE and NASDAQ have the following disparities -

The listing requirements in the NYSE are higher in comparison to that of the NASDAQ.
NYSE is the auction market and the NADAQ is over the counter market.
The NASDAQ operates in terms of the technological clients, while the other small and midsized organizations are being traded in the NYSE.
Every stock in the NYSE has a specialist, who controls the particular stock. NASDAQ doesn't have this type of system or process.
NASDAQ is the ...