A stock exchange is a marketplace where you can buy and sell stocks or other securities.
Understanding Stock Exchanges
A sock exchange doesn't own shares of s company. It's place where companies, government and investors come together to trade securities. By providing liquidity stock exchanges are helping to process trades without delay.
You want to buy 100 shares of Apple. To do that you can use your broker or go directly to the New York Stock Exchange and connect with someone who sells Apple stocks.
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