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Island

An electronic network used to execute limit orders on the NYSE, NASDAQ, and American Stock Exchange, among others. The Island matches limit orders for execution; if a matching order is not available, an order is displayed on the Island until one is found.

Island

A major electronic communications network that attempts to match investor orders to buy and sell NYSE, ASE, and Nasdaq National Market System and SmallCap securities. Orders that cannot be immediately matched are displayed as limit orders until matched, cancelled, or expiration. Only limit orders placed by subscribing broker-dealers are accepted by Island.