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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.
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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.
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Fronted by a bronze sculpture of an otter at play, the Centre sits on the pier at Kyleakin, across from Eilean Ban.
Vanessa, who bought the 3000-acre hideaway in 1995 with her Eilean then husband, entrepreneur Robert Devereux, was not convinced by the thought of taking on the empty island.
The trainer's racing secretary Peter Shoemark said yesterday: "At the moment, Cross Channel is the likely runner, and we're looking at the Prix Marcel Boussac with Eilean Ban.
Kings won 3-1 at The Eilean in the league in March and 2-1 at Beauly in the Macaulay Cup semi-final last month, while Newtonmore beat their neighbours 2-1 at The Eilean in the MacTavish Cup in May.
Personally, I will never forget my first sight of Eilean Donan Castle.
It was originally the Eilean Eisdeal but bore the name Vital Spark when she visited the Glasgow River Festival in 2005.
Royal Proposal, a 115,000gns yearling, won a mile maiden at Nottingham on her debut and started an odds-on favourite for her next start over seven furlongs at Newmarket, where she was beaten a short head by Eilean Ban.
Several conservation bodies and a number of foreign and UK individuals are also preparing to make offers for Eilean Darach, which features one of Scotland's best known mountains.
Firstly, she was known as Vic 72, then the Elseda before being known as the Eilean Eisdeal.
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