The Organized Chaos of Open Outcry and the Advent of Electronic Trading

Kobo ebook | July 14, 2010

byCarley Garner

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This Element is an excerpt from A Trader's First Book on Commodities: An Introduction to the World's Fastest Growing Market (9780137015450) by Carley Garner. Available in print and digital formats.

 

Open outcry: What’s going on in the trading “pit”–and why it matters to you.

 

The futures markets are the birthplace of a method of communication between trading professionals known as open outcry. Open outcry, a.k.a. “pit trading,” is an exciting form of trade execution in which shouting and hand signals transfer the details of intent to buy or sell a commodity and in what quantity. In recent decades, technological advances have greatly altered the way open outcry business is conducted.

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This is the eBook version of the printed book. This Element is an excerpt from A Trader's First Book on Commodities: An Introduction to the World's Fastest Growing Market (9780137015450) by Carley Garner. Available in print and digital formats.   Open outcry: What’s going on in the trading “pit”–and why it matters to you.   The futur...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:July 14, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132479001

ISBN - 13:9780132479004

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