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Ticker symbol facts for kids

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A ticker symbol or stock symbol is an abbreviation for trading public shares in certain markets. A ticker symbol can have letters and/or numbers. The name comes from the symbols on the ticker tape from the machine of the same name. Ticker symbols are assigned to each traded security, and are different in each country where stocks are traded.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Etiqueta de cotización para niños

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