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An area within an exchange or a bank or securities house where dealers trade in shares or other securities.
- ‘But they haven't even made it yet to their desks on the rowdy trading floors of investment banks in the City of London.’
- ‘Even before the paycheck bombshell, institutional investors were going public with long-festering complaints about improper practices on the NYSE trading floor.’
- ‘The NYSE announced today it will allow more electronic order processing, and that will take more trades out of the hands of the middlemen on the trading floor.’
- ‘Given the locker-room, alpha-male atmosphere of the trading floor, it's no surprise that finance-industry types are drawn to boxing.’
- ‘That's not too surprising given the time of year, with trading floors pretty sparsely populated’
- ‘The market's inability to detect this pattern means that big money is left on Wall Street trading floors.’
- ‘There is, for example, the fate of the trading floor - long defended by the exchange as the best way to set prices but lambasted by critics as an outmoded system that hurts investors.’
- ‘But you know, I think it doesn't matter whether you're in a news room as David is here at the exchange or on the trading floor.’
- ‘Some of these exchanges have trading floors; others are screen-based.’
- ‘It had a ‘room’ measuring 206 ft by 96 ft, with a massive dome 125 ft above the centre, what was to become the trading floor of the exchange.’
- ‘Traditionally, they had to maintain large staffs on trading floors - an expensive proposition.’
- ‘The first computerized order-routing system became operational in 1976, connecting brokers across the USA instantly to the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange.’
- ‘These latest quotes were delivered by messengers, or ‘pad shovers’, who ran a circuit between the trading floor and brokers' offices.’
- ‘But very similar to conditions on the NYSE trading floor, life went on.’
- ‘All right, our ‘Stock of the Week’ hasn't even hit the trading floor yet but how often does a company with a product that millions rely on go public every day?’
- ‘On the NYSE, all trades occur in a physical place, on the trading floor of the NYSE.’
- ‘What could have more tumult than the trading floor of a stock exchange, for example?’
- ‘When I was 12 years old, I was arrested on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange.’
- ‘The NYSE and AMEX are both primarily auction based, which means specialists are physically present on the exchanges' trading floors.’
- ‘It will be noisier than the trading floor of a Wall Street stock exchange.’
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