Basics: What is Nasdaq?
Let’s get back to basics! This series unpacks commonly misunderstood terms so you can level up your financial vocab. Today: Nasdaq! One of those words that looks weirder every time you type it. This will be torture. Nasdaq. Nasdaq. Ugh. Anyways. What is Nasdaq? It was originally affiliated with the governing body that created it, the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), but in 2006 it separated to become a national securities exchange independent from NASD. The following year,