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  • And so we have the two hundred or more gladiators owned by Vatia: Thracians and Celts, with a likely admixture of Germans, Italians, and odd-lot others.

    The Spartacus War

  • He preferred wholesaling and its constant middleman juggle of buying and reselling odd-lot shipments of televisions or frying pans or Coca-Cola.

    Roots of $3 Billion Fraud Case Lie in DVD Players, Not CDOs

  • A technical analysis theory based on using odd-lot trading behavior as a contrary indicator, under the assumption that odd lots are traded primarily by small investors who are on average less experienced than institutional investors.

    CNN's horrific Obamamania.

  • In general, the odd-lot rules require that orders under 100 shares be executed by the so-called specialist firm that manages trading in each stock, so that the small orders get the price of the next "round-lot" trade, be it 100 shares or 100,000.

    NYSE Moves to Prevent

  • The Big Board itself has filed several regulatory actions alleging abuses of the odd-lot system.

    NYSE Moves to Prevent

  • The Marchman memo warned against "effecting prearranged or wash sales in the round-lot portion of a [partial round-lot order] for the purpose of effecting an execution of the odd-lot portion [of the order] at no market risk and at a more favorable price than market conditions would have otherwise permitted."

    NYSE Moves to Prevent

  • In August, NYSE regulators levied a $190,000 fine against an electronic brokerage unit of NYSE rival Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. for sending customers 'odd-lot orders to the NYSE without combining them as required.

    NYSE Moves to Prevent

  • The Big Board imposed new limits on odd-lot trading to combat the trend after one specialist, LaBranche & Co., complained to regulators.

    NYSE Moves to Prevent

  • New York Stock Exchange trading firms known as specialists say that professional traders are exploiting the system for handling small "odd-lot" orders of fewer than 100 shares.

    NYSE Moves to Prevent

  • The exchange, operated by NYSE Euronext, has an odd-lot system to ensure that small trades, which are priced separately from larger orders, don't get left behind by the "block" trades sent to the Big Board by institutional investors such as hedge funds and pension funds.

    NYSE Moves to Prevent

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