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

Word History

First Known Use

1984, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of program trading was in 1984

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“Program trading.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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