Electronic Communication Network


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Electronic Communication Network

A computer system that facilitates over-the-counter trading as well as exchange trading. The electronic communication network sends buy or sell orders to the appropriate specialist on the floor of a stock exchange, bypassing the floor broker. A company running an ECN charges a fee for its services.
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the operator of an Electronic Communication Network (ECN) for Nasdaq stocks, today announced the company has changed its quotation acronym from "TNTO" to "ARCA.
Five years ago, when a health care community began to consider seriously how, its members would implement an electronic communication network between workstations in all the locations of care, there were few options.
The object of this contract is security of sites from the Executive Agency Electronic Communication Networks and Information Systems, divided into the following items: Lot ?
This includes the retail investment community, the buy side, the sell side, Electronic Communication Networks (ECNs), order management system vendors wanting web-based and non-equity traders using data formats like FpML.
Lately the jurisdiction of the Fourth Amendment has expanded yet again, to protect a new, dramatically redefined and unstable self--a self extended by electronic communication networks and digital information systems.
The ITG DarkServer aggregates liquidity in the ITG liquidity pools, POSIT Match[TM] and POSIT Now(SM) and in other alternative trading systems (ATSs) and electronic communication networks (ECNs).
NEW YORK -- JPMorgan's Electronic Client Solutions (ECS) announced today that it has launched Aqua and Arid, two institutional trading algorithms designed to stealthily trade stocks on exchanges and electronic communication networks (ECNs) as well as dark books, or trading networks that do not publish quotes in the open market.
The subject of the contract is the supply and putting into operation of a system that will enable receiving of the signals of all radio and television stations licensed for broadcasting on the territory of the beneficiary country as well as the signals of all operators of public electronic communication networks in the beneficiary country.

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