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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.

Archipelago

An electronic communications network formed in 1996 as one of the four original ECNs approved by the SEC. The network offers what is essentially a national and visible limit order book for stocks. In 2001 Archipelago received SEC approval to launch Archipelago Exchange (ArcaEx), an electronic stock market for New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and Nasdaq securities. ArcaEx is operated as a regulated facility of the Pacific Exchange.
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maxima was found to inhabit the fringing reefs of the inner island chain with the mean density of 0.
The Philippine Air Force visits the country's markers on the island chain at least twice a month.
The island chain just southwest of the Alaska panhandle, stretching 156 miles from north to south, comprises 1,884 islands.
ANOTHER earthquake jolted India's remote Andaman and Nicobar island chain yesterday - the latest to strike near the archipelago hard-hit by last month's killer tsunami.
Emergency officials in the Keys recommended visitors leave the middle and lower part of the island chain.
The most powerful hurricane to hit Bermuda in 50 years slammed into the island chain last night, unleashing winds that snapped off palm trees, scoured the coast and tested its vaunted ability to withstand a fierce storm.
HURRICANE Fabian struck Bermuda last night with the most violent storms the island chain has seen in 50 years.
When you think of the Ogasawara island chain, think of Bermuda as part and parcel of New York City, or of Madeira as a distant fragment of London; these comparisons pretty much convey the relationship--and contrast--between the monstrous grey metropolis of Tokyo and what is termed Ogasawara-mura--"Ogasawara village," Tokyo's farthest-flung suburb.
The season's 13th typhoon is expected to turn north to move along the Pacific coast in the Tohoku region and become a tropical depression near the Kuril island chain northeast of Hokkaido between Wednesday night and early Thursday.
But their original homeland was the Aleutian island chain that extends 1,100 miles west from the mainland of Alaska.
The area, made famous in Canadian folklore for its distinctive windswept trees, Georgian Bay-style cottages and the boating paradise of its 30,000 island chain, has been without a dedicated tourism manager since government funding for the contract position dried up a year-and-a-half ago.