Trade Bust

Trade Bust

The cancellation of an offer to buy or sell a security because an error on an electronic exchange causes the price to leave its usual range.
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International shipping companies have cut rates sharply and a global trade bust is holding tags down.
A trade boom that had powered world exports ahead 12 percent in 2000 -- much of it in computer and information technology (IT) products -- became a trade bust in 2001, when exports fell 1 percent globally.