A stock symbol or “ticker symbol” is a shorthand code used to uniquely identify shares of a publicly traded corporation on a particular stock exchange. A stock symbol may be made up of letters, numbers, or a combination of both. The majority of symbols are letters—for example, MSFT is Microsoft, C is Citigroup, and GOOG is Google.

When you enter a stock symbol in the SogoTrade Trading Center, you’ll see the following data:

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Translating Ticker Talk
You might know about different asset types, but do you know how each type contributes to a particular goal?