Used for listed equity securities. Combined ticker tapes of the NYSE and the curb. Network A covers the NYSE-listed securities and is used to identify the originating market. Network B does the same for AMEX-listed securities and also reports on securities listed on regional stock exchanges. See: tape.
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A ticker tape that reports all trades on a security, regardless of where the trades take place. For example, a consolidated tape quote for IBM would show its prices on all exchanges on which IBM is traded, and not simply one or two. See also: Network A, Network B.
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An integrated reporting system of price and volume data for trades in listed securities in all markets in which the securities trade. Thus, the consolidated tape would report trades in General Motors stock not only from its principal market on the New York Stock Exchange but also from all the other markets in which it trades. See also Network A, Network B.
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