Where can you look up different NYSE symbols?


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Look up different NYSE symbols on sites such as Market Watch, Yahoo! Finance, Bloomberg and the official NYSE site, as of April 2015. EODData also features a listing of all current NYSE company symbols on its site, with accompanying performance and price information.

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To look up a stock market symbol on Market Watch, a user visits the Symbol Lookup tool page and enters the specified symbol, country and security type. The results page for each symbol contains a comprehensive breakdown of the company's stock market performance during the current day as well as various historical data. There is also a quick summary section that contains the company's full name, current price and the percent to which that price changed in comparison to the previous day's performance.

The search on NYSE.com processes both full symbols and complex terms to locate the company in question. For example, a user searching for the company "Google" sees numerous results that include listings for relating stock market symbols in addition to different news articles and documents that mention that company. Clicking on the result for the company's stock market symbol, if it has one, allows the user to view current stock quotes, a company overview and various related information.

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