National Association of Securities Dealers Automatic Quotation System (Nasdaq)

Definition:

An electronic quotation system that provides price quotations to market participants about the more actively traded common stock issues in the OTC market. About 4000 common stock issues are included in the Nasdaq system.

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Salomon Brothers World Equity Index (SBWEI)

A top-down, float capitalization-weighted index used to measure the performance of fixed-income and equity markets. It includes approximately 6000 companies in 22 countries.

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