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NASDAQ Stock Exchange


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Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
NASDAQ New York,
United States
$11.86 Trillion 9:30 AM 4:00 PM

NASDAQ Stock Exchange 2018

NASDAQ Stock Exchange Table of Contents

NASDAQ Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) is based in New York, United States. Below is a break down of key NASDAQ Stock Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 2nd in Market Capitalization ($11.86 Trillion)

Market Cap over United States GDP ratio is 70.93%

United States Statistics

Ranked 1st in Gross Domestic Product ($16.72 Trillion)

Ranked 3rd in Population (310.23 Million People)

NASDAQ Stock Exchange is the 2nd largest exchange out of the 79 stock exchanges we track. The National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations's Market Capitalization is $11.86 Trillion as of March 2018.

The population in United States is approximately 310.23 Million people and the country has a GDP of $16.72 Trillion. United States ranks 3rd in terms of population and 162nd in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.

Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 70.93%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2018 and is updated yearly.

When is the NASDAQ Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Thanksgiving Day November 22, 2018
Thanksgiving Day November 23, 2018
Christmas Day December 24, 2018
Christmas Day December 25, 2018
New Year's Day January 1, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 21, 2019
Washington's Birthday February 18, 2019
Good Friday April 19, 2019

Trading Schedule

Pre Trading Hours : 4:00-9:30
Post Trading Hours : 16:00-20:00

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Does the NASDAQ Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The NASDAQ Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:30 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 4:00 PM.

NASDAQ Stock Exchange Timezone

The NASDAQ Stock Exchange uses the America/New_York timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently -05:00. America/New_York does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is not Daylight Saving Time in New York.

About the NASDAQ Stock Exchange

NASDAQ Stock Exchange Currency

The NASDAQ Stock Exchange trades shares in US Dollar. The official ISO 4217 currency code for US Dollar is USD. The official currency symbol is "$". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

The table below shows the current currency exchange rates between US Dollar and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on November 17, 2018 .

100 US Dollar Equals:

87.56 77.88 7,178.51 693.80 11,283.51

Economy and Geography

The NASDAQ Stock Exchange (NASDAQ) is located in North America and its headquarters is located in New York, United States. Companies listed on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange are primarily United States based companies and trade in US Dollar. Companies outside of United States would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the NASDAQ Stock Exchange

In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the NASDAQ Stock Exchange directly. Most general information about the NASDAQ Stock Exchange can be found on the web at

To contact the NASDAQ Stock Exchange, you can use the information below:

  • Phone Number: +1 212-401-8700
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the NASDAQ Stock Exchange Bell Countdown see when the stock market opens next. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. You can even turn on/off an opening and closing bell notification sound.

Learn More: Our Reading List

If you would like to learn more about how the NASDAQ Stock Exchange works and learn about investing in general we highly recommend the books listed below. These books are an excellent resource for anyone from first-time day-traders to seasoned investors.

The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

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The best book on investing ever written. — Warren Buffet

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