registered equity market maker

Registered equity market maker

Member firm of the American Stock Exchange registered as a trader to make stabilizing trades for its own account in particular securities.
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Registered Equity Market Maker

A trader firm registered on the American Stock Exchange. They are expected to make purchases and sales that encourage stability in the market and for its own account. It is also charged with helping to correct imbalances. See also: Registered competitive market maker, Registered options trader.
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registered equity market maker

A floor trader on the American Stock Exchange.
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