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Tandem

Describing two or more related trades one makes at the same time. Tandem trades are most common when an investor wishes to profit from a spread, or the difference in price between two securities. See also: Exotic option.

tandem

The entering into two trades at the same time. An investor who sells a July futures contract and buys a September futures contract is engaging in a tandem trade.
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ICE, which is used extensively by banks and financial institutions worldwide, is a data communications software solution that integrates Tandem systems into enterprise SNA and APPN networking environments.
The partnership extends Polaris's activities in the Tandem market.
Tandem believes that Microsoft Transaction Server will create a new generation of transaction-based applications that will drive electronic commerce on the Internet and intranets.
This endorsement of Microsoft's transaction processing services will allow Tandem customers and partners to also benefit from MTS, which will make it possible to build distributed business solutions that are reliable and scalable.
Simultaneously, Tandem announced six iTP(TM) Solution Servers and its new line of ServerNet(TM) technology enabled S-Series systems.
Well known as the leader in providing powerful, reliable solutions for the world's largest, most demanding business institutions, Tandem is leveraging its commercial parallel technology and business-critical leadership to generate new ITP solutions that address the key requirements for large-scale commerce on public networks.
In recent months, Tandem has announced far-reaching changes in its strategy for bringing products to market.
While remaining focused on its core Himalaya(r) server business, the "new" Tandem will leverage its leading high-end business-critical technology into broader markets and onto additional platforms, ultimately bringing it to more customers.
14, 1996--To further drive the strategic use of information as a competitive advantage, Tandem Computers Incorporated today announced the launch of its new Information Delivery program.
Already, Tandem information delivery solutions serve as the basis for many of the world's largest and most sophisticated decision support initiatives, with leading customers in banking, retailing, telecommunications, and insurance.
9, 1995--Twelve months after successfully relaunching itself with its performance-leading NonStop Himalaya K10000 parallel servers, Tandem Computers Incorporated today introduced its newest generation Himalaya and Integrity servers.