National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations The National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations is the largest electronic screen-based equity securities trading market in the U.S. It provides up-to-the-minute information on over-the-counter stocks. Whereas on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) where securities may be traded on a trading floor, all securities on the NASDAQ are traded via computer.
Net Asset Value (NAV) Net Asset Value is the price per share of a mutual fund or the per share value of an exchange traded fund (ETF). The NAV is calculated by dividing the total market value of all the securities in the portfolio, minus any liabilities, by the number of fund shares outstanding that day.
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Established in 1792, the New York Stock Exchange in the largest equities-based exchange in the world. It is home to the majority of the world's largest and best-known companies.