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ECN

Abbreviation for:
emergency care network 
external carotid nerve
external cuneate nucleus
eye cancer network
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NSX(SM)) today announced that Track Data Corporation's Track ECN has become the second ECN to connect to and quote on NSX's new technology platform, NSX BLADE.
Given that electronic trading was more efficient in processing transactions, why hadn't ECNs been able to take more market share away from the New York floor?
Real-time prices from several liquidity providers can be displayed in a "montage", enabling traders to find the best price available and to sweep the top of book across several ECNs in one operation.
Hegarty thinks ECNs won't consolidate to the point where only the largest survive.
A cursory review of SuperMontage may result in the flawed assumption that Nasdaq has simply brought SuperMontage's functionality to the level that ECNs have provided to clients for years," said Andy Nybo, a TowerGroup Securities & Capital markets senior analyst and author of the research.
Ian Domowitz of Penn State University demonstrates that the cost of trading on ECNs is dramatically less than the cost of using a more traditional exchange floor.
NASD rules prohibit non-negotiable orders from being sent to ECNs and permit ECNs to reject them.
ECNs are not operating in a vacuum, but against a backdrop of market structure, practices and customs that have grown and evolved over centuries.
The new version supports advanced order types and market depth for over 40 global markets in 27 countries, including worldwide exchanges, ECNs and Instinet's Continuous Block Crossing (CBX(SM)), the firm's buyside-only securities crossing network which runs throughout the day and is accessible only to Instinet clients.
Such validation makes us more confident than ever that we will be a strong competitor against the traditional exchanges and other ECNs, continuing to drive innovation and change in the markets.