program trading

noun

Definition of program trading

: computerized trading of large blocks of stocks in one market and stock index futures in another so as to take advantage of price differentials between the markets

First Known Use of program trading

1984, in the meaning defined above

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“Program trading.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/program%20trading. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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