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Encyclopedia > NYSE Composite

The NYSE Composite (NYSENYA) is a stock market index covering all common stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange, including American Depositary Receipts, Real Estate Investment Trusts, tracking stocks, and foreign listings. Over 2,000 stocks are covered in the index, of which over 1,600 are from United States corporations and over 360 are foreign listings. It includes corporations in each of the ten industries listed in the Industry Classification Benchmark. It uses free-float market cap weighting. The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), nicknamed the Big Board, is a New York City-based stock exchange. ... A comparison of three major stock indices: the NASDAQ Composite, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and S&P 500. ... The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), nicknamed the Big Board, is a New York City-based stock exchange. ... An American Depositary Receipt (ADR) is how the stock of most foreign companies trades in United States stock markets. ... // A Real Estate Investment Trust or REIT (rēt, rhymes with treat) is a tax designation for a corporation investing in real estate that reduces or eliminates corporate income taxes. ... A parent company can issue a tracking stock for a subsidiary. ... It has been suggested that International Benchmark Classification be merged into this article or section. ... Market capitalization, often abbreviated to market cap, mkt. ...


It was originally given a value of 50 points, based on the market closing on December 31, 1965, and is weighted by the number of shares listed for each issue. It was re-introduced in January 2003 with a value of 5,000 points, and closed above the 10,000 level for the first time on June 1, 2007. The lifetime high of the NYSE Composite in trading stands at 10,068.29 points, reached intra-day on June 4, 2007, while its lifetime low (as currently calculated) stands at 347.77 points, reached in October 1974. December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year (156th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


The NYSE Composite has outperformed the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Nasdaq Composite, and the S&P 500 in 2004, 2005, and 2006.[1] Linear graph of the DJIA from 1901 until today Logarithmic graph of the DJIA from 1901 until today The Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSE: DJI, also called the DJIA, Dow 30, or informally the Dow industrials, the Dow Jones or The Dow) is one of several stock market indices created... The Nasdaq Composite is a stock market index of all of the stocks listed on the NASDAQ stock market, meaning that it has over 3,000 components. ... The S&P 500 is an index containing the stocks of 500 Large-Cap corporations, most of which are American. ...


The index is continuously computed, and printed on ticker tape every half hour, with point changes in the index converted to dollar amounts. Stock Ticker working replica Ticker tape was used by ticker tape machines, stock ticker machines, or just stock tickers. ...


In addition to the overall composite, there are separate indices for industrial, transportation, utility, and financial corporations.


The index is the basis of the iShares NYSE Composite Index Fund (NYC), an exchange-traded fund. iShares is the brand name of the exchange-traded fund (ETF) family pioneered by Barclays Global Investors. ... Exchange-traded funds (or ETFs) are open ended mutual funds that can be traded at any time throughout the course of the day. ...


Notes

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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