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a trading technique involving large blocks of stock with trades triggered by computer programs

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The adoption of the stochastic dominance theory to evaluate the relations among different program trading strategies is a brand-new attempt for the study of efficiency of China's stock market.
1 The NYSE calculates program trading as the sum of shares bought, sold and sold short in program trades.
This article examines whether program trading should be classified as a type of noise trading or as a type of information trading.
One objective of the survey was to gauge the opinions of top financial executives on such issues as volatility and program trading.
On May 10, 1988, Kidder Peabody, Morgan Stanley, Paine Webber, Bear Stearns and Salomon Brothers suspended program trading for their own accounts.
The combination ofstock index futures and computerized program trading has created a suped-up stock market.
Assembling this experienced team of program trading experts is the latest in a series of steps we are taking to enhance our equity product capabilities," said Chris Bartlett, head of Equity Sales and Trading.
It results largely from a misunderstanding of program trading and the reasons for its rapid growth over the past five years.
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Limits on computer-run program trading also are activated when the market moves 50 points up or down.
Of the many types of computer-assisted securities trading, program trading may be the most misunderstood.
NEW YORK -- Piper Jaffray has hired Doug Aronstein as head of program trading to enhance the firm's trading capabilities on the electronic trading team.
Saito's appointment follows the hiring of Zach Tuckwell, head of pan-Asian trading in January 2010 and that of Steve Davis, head of electronic trading and program trading and transition management in November 2009.
About 100 points: When the futures contract on the S&P 500 index falls 12 points, which works out to about 100 points in the Dow, program trading orders are set aside for five minutes.
Backtesting and automated program trading tools deliver a competitive edge to Active Traders
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