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ERR

On a ticker tape, an indication that the previous quote was an error. This advises the person reading the tape to ignore that quote.

ERR

Used on the consolidated tape to indicate that an error has been made when reporting a transaction in the indicated security: ERR.LAST.IBM. The previous report, therefore, should be disregarded.
References in classic literature ?
The popular conception of instinct errs by imagining it to be infallible and preternaturally wise, as well as incapable of modification.
But allow me to suggest, dear cousin," rejoined the Judge," you err,--in all affection and kindness, no doubt, and with the very best intentions,--but you do err, nevertheless, in keeping your brother so secluded.
Now, my little friend, while the sun drinks the dew--while all the flowers in this old garden awake and expand, and the birds fetch their young ones' breakfast out of the Thornfield, and the early bees do their first spell of work--I'll put a case to you, which you must endeavour to suppose your own: but first, look at me, and tell me you are at ease, and not fearing that I err in detaining you, or that you err in staying.