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A period of electronic trading that takes place before or after the regular trading session for an exchange. At one time, only orders placed by institutional investors could be placed and filled during extended hours trading. Today electronic ...

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an electronic system that stores and displays information on limit orders and feeds the data to the specialist display book. Orders that are entered as good, until ...
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