regional exchange


An SEC-registered stock exchange which focuses on listing stocks of corporations in its geographic region. The major U.S. regional exchanges are the Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Pacific, and Philadelphia stock exchanges. Regional exchanges are usually significantly smaller than exchanges that focus on listing stocks at the national level. Many stocks listed on regional exchanges are not listed on national exchanges. However, regional exchanges also feature stocks which list both on the regional and the national exchange.

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You should try and make sure that you have done all of your homework before you take on any new regional exchange.

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The regional exchange was a good thing for us to focus on and I was happy with it and also knew it would help us think clearer.

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Though the dramatic fluctuation of the regional exchange that day caused panic on the floor, the waves of its impact were not felt as severely in the national exchange.

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