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American markets today in numbers
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How large are the American markets? This video has some numbers that will give you a good perspective.
Let's break down what the American markets are all about. How many stock exchanges does the American market have? There are over 10 stock exchanges, with two of them being the key players. The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq. Next, let's take a look at the indices in the American markets. There are approximately 5,000 indices in the U.S. markets.
Of these, three are highly popular - the S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq Composite. And finally, let's look at the market cap. The total market cap of the American stock market is around $50,808,508.7 million. Clearly, the US markets dominate the financial markets globally. Head to the next chapter to learn more about the investing in these markets.