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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. The New York Stock Exchange; -- a nickname often used in financial reporting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the large display board at the New York Stock Exchange that reports on stocks traded on the exchange
  • n. a stock exchange in New York

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Examples

  • Forbes: You've made a few changes at what we used to call the Big Board.

    Transcript: Duncan Niederauer

  • The Big Board was a not-for profit company when Mr. Spitzer brought the case, but it has since become a unit of publicly traded NYSE Euronext

    Grasso Wins Appeal in Pay Lawsuit

  • When Mr. Spitzer brought the case, the Big Board was a not-for profit company, but it has since become a unit of publicly NYSE Euronext.

    Wrapping Up

  • After merging with Archipelago Holdings and debuting as a public company with a market cap of over $12 billion earlier this year, the Big Board has been the subject of intense speculation about its next move, and Nasdaq's March offer to buy LSE added more urgency to the race.

    Nasdaq Does It Again

  • After merging with Archipelago Holdings and debuting as a public company earlier this year, the Big Board has been the subject of intense speculation about its next move, and Nasdaq's accruing of LSE stock has added more urgency to the race.

    The Week Ahead: May 8-12People To Watch: The Week Ahead

  • Denton's receptionist sits beneath a large digital screen known as the Big Board, which lists the ten best-performing posts across the company network; these are determined by the number of new readers-as opposed to returning obsessives-in the previous hour.

    The New Yorker

  • The Big Board is a fascinating idea, although Marsden doubts it would catch on in the West.

    BBC News | Technology | World Edition

  • The Big Board is a look at each of the prospects the Gators are currently recruiting.

    Florida Gators Football: GatorBait.net -- Florida Football Headlines

  • Skeptics, including those at other exchanges, most now entirely run by computers, say the Big Board is a relic.

    Newsvine - Get Smarter Here

  • Well, you know how Brandon Funston has his "Big Board," right?

    The Devil Plays Fantasy

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