ECN

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ECN

(1) (Electronic Communications Network) A computerized, private financial trading system. Terra Nova Trading (www.lightspeed.com) and Instinet (www.instinet.com) are examples.

(2) (Engineering Change Notice) A document that identifies a change to a product. It includes the description of the change, reason behind it, departments affected, approval and time schedule.
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Individual investors may be reaping the benefits of the explosive growth of electronic communications networks (ECNs), but institutional investors may be suffering.
PlusFeed's coverage currently encompasses more than 350 global exchanges and sources across all asset classes, including full tick coverage of options data from The Options Price Reporting Authority (OPRA) and tick data from the major Electronic Communications Networks (ECNs).
Young then became the founder and managing partner of Cygnal Technologies, a leading developer of Canadian electronic communications networks listed on the TSX.
NYSE:TNS), a leading network and data communications provider for transaction-oriented applications, and Track Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TRAC), parent company of Track ECN, one of the few remaining independent electronic communications networks (ECNs) available to institutional and independent traders, announced today the successful development of a partnership between the two companies.
John helped Goldman Sachs become a leader in electronic trading and was very involved in the market structure innovations at the NYSE and NASDAQ, including the creation of Electronic Communications Networks, in particular, Archipelago.

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