Question: Where can I find a listing of stock exchanges, etc.?
A stock exchange is where shares of publicly listed companies are traded. Each exchange will have rules and listing requirements. Most stock exchanges have a section providing annual reports and filings of listed companies.
Go to the Virtual Business Library's Company & Financial Information section for links to useful resources including the following suggested resources.
Mergent Online: Provides an Exchange drop down list under the Basic Search tab.
Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage: Provides an Exchange drop down list in the Equity Screening tab. The exchanges can be further refined by country and other data items
You may also want to review the following publication, The World Stock Exchange Fact Book which is available in print at Bobst (HG4551.W922). Related titles are also available.
You may also want to consider the following websites:
SEC.gov: Provides a list of National Securities Exchanges. A "national securities exchange" is a securities exchange that has registered with the SEC under of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
World Federation of Exchanges: An association of most major stock exchanges worldwide. It's an excellent source for aggregated data on trading value and volume.