Archipelago Exchange


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Archipelago Exchange

A former electronic communications network that facilitated over-the-counter trading by sending buy or sell orders to the appropriate specialist on the floor of a stock exchange, bypassing the floor broker. It merged with the New York Stock Exchange in 2006 to form NYSE Arca.
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As an all-electronic exchange, revolutionizing an industry through technology, it's a natural fit for Archipelago to launch an ETF based on this successful technology index, and to leverage an asset we acquired in our acquisition of the Pacific Exchange," said Jerry Putnam, CEO of the Archipelago Exchange.
American Dairy, one of the leading producers and distributors of milk powder and soybean products in China, was the first company to complete a sole listing on the all-electronic Archipelago Exchange (ArcaEx) prior to its purchase by NYSE Group.
Member NASD, NYSE, SIPC, NSCC, DTC, OCC & NFA) is a licensed securities broker-dealer and a registered futures commission merchant, and also a member of the American Stock Exchange, Archipelago Exchange, Boston Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Eurex US, International Securities Exchange and Philadelphia Stock Exchange.
A technology licensing company that develops and licenses advanced electric motor, electric motor drive and related technologies, Raser Technologies was one of the original primary listings on the Archipelago Exchange (ArcaEx), which is now the fully electronic NYSE Arca.