PHLX


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PHLX

Philadelphia Stock Exchange

Founded in 1790, the oldest stock exchange in the United States. Equities in 2,000 companies and 1,700 options are traded on the PHLX floor. The exchange operates on an open outcry system, and is noted for its index options and currency options. It is currently owned by NASDAQ.

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Currently, the PHLX is using Informatica in two critical areas.
PowerExchange keeps many of the details of dealing with legacy systems transparent to the developer, and has enabled PHLX developers to work in formats they are familiar with for maximum productivity.
Orc Liquidator gives us both speed and the ability to customize our trading strategies to effectively quote on the PHLX and, ultimately, to be more profitable.
One of the biggest challenges PHLX faces is managing enormous volumes of application changes to support the company's complex, customer-facing financial applications.
Morgan, PHLX's executive vice president and CIO, "The new network infrastructure expansion and co-located presence uniquely positions the PHLX to be one of the fastest and most reliable Reg NMS compliant electronic trading venues by providing extremely high availability and ultra low latency.
The PHLX trades 7,000 stocks, 2,318 equity options, 15 sectors index options, and currency options and futures.
The ability of PRO to provide the PHLX and its members an excellent NMS-compliant routing service to complement the new PHLX XLE equity platform has enhanced the PHLX's ability to effectively compete in the Reg NMS electronic marketplace," said Meyer S.
Under the terms of the agreement, OES will provide the facility broker-dealer with the outbound routing technology, technical and operational services, and order audit trail compliance tools to the PHLX to meet Regulation NMS requirements.
PHLX Semiconductor Index: I want to take a moment to step back and look at an interesting technical development for a sector index.
Exchange Simulator offers simulation of over 20 trading destinations, including AMEX, ARCA, BBSS, BOX, BRUT, BTRD, CBOE, CME, INET, ISE, LAVA, NYFIX, NASDAQ, NYSE, PCX, PHLX, and supports protocols including FIX, CMS, CTCI, QIX, OUCH, RASH and XML.
On Friday, I revisited the chart of the PHLX Housing Sector (HGX) after it broke below its 50-day moving average and said the next level to watch was the area near 255.
On the PHLX, volume in options on Russell ETFs jumped 1,445 percent with 675,163 contracts changing hands during the past year, compared to 43,693 in 2004.