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On a ticker tape, an indication that the previous quote was an error. This advises the person reading the tape to ignore that quote.
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Used on the consolidated tape to indicate that an error has been made when reporting a transaction in the indicated security: ERR.LAST.IBM. The previous report, therefore, should be disregarded.
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