order flow

Order Flow

Orders too small for a broker to fill easily that are, therefore, sent to a dealer to fill. Dealers pay brokerages a small fee per share in exchange for the right to fill these orders (and receive the commission). See also: Payment for Order Flow.

order flow

Aggregated small orders for securities sent to dealers by brokers. See also payment for order flow.
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During the quarter, the company's order flow was EUR7.0m, as compared with EUR7.1m in Q2 2018.
Resolution of the Chinese trade dispute would reopen Chinese order flow which has slowed significantly and undo the impact of inbound tariffs on gross margins." Shares of Vicor Corp are down 2% in early trading to $32.74.
Strong order flow in Engineered Support Structures accelerated during the quarter, increasing backlogs and significantly extending lead times, demonstrating market strength.
"Additionally, we're helping users better ascertain changes in demand with a realtime analytics control center that helps to optimize order flow," Wisniewski added.
And a significant amount of order flow simply gets "internalized" in a brokerage's own system for matching orders.
the supply of small computer hardware and order flow solution, Intended for the entities of the group of orders.
Within Domestic Institutional order flow was 56 per cent while retail order flow was 44 per cent.
All this information that is compiled may be an extremely profitable source of information on trading behaviours and strategies of other participants--especially when payments for order flow are present.
'Order flow was strong in the fourth quarter with our book-to-bill ratio at 1.0, representing solid performance in light of our record quarterly revenue.
(http://www.portware.com/) Portware  uses artificial intelligence to help traders select the best algorithm for particular market conditions, asset class, broker, venue etc., interacting with the order flow and computing a mind-boggling array of variables in real time.
payment for order flow, which pits brokers' duty of best execution
IPC, a leading global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for the financial markets community, has launched Global Exchange Reach, a premier, industry-leading connectivity solution that enables exchanges, alternative trading systems (ATSs), multilateral trading facilities (MTFs) and other liquidity venues located in one part of the world to attract order flow and distribute market data in new geographies, the company said.