American Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ
You have been asked to write a report for a group of new stockbrokers about the American Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ. Visit both the American Stock Exchange (AMEX): http://www.amex.com, and the NASDAQ: http://www.nasdaq.com, and write a 2-3 page paper on how the two exchanges operate. Make sure to address the following three questions:
How are AMEX and NASDAQ similar, if at all?
How are the two exchanges different from one another, if at all?
How has the Former WorldCom Inc. Chief Executive Bernard Ebber’s case affected WorldCom Inc., and the Telecommunication industry? Explain. (Hint: You may visit each site’s Press Room/Release for possible leads).