OTC. A security which is not traded on an exchange, usually due to an inability...
not quoted on a stock exchange; sold only through private negotiations between buyer and seller; -- of securities; as, over-the-counter stocks.
Non-standard exchange of goods carried out between two parties outside the market, generally without disclosing the price to the public.
Any transaction that takes place between two counterparties and does not involve an exchange is said to be an over-the-counter transaction. Path-Dependent Options ( see also Knock-In Options; Knock-Out Options; Average Rate Options; Average Strike Options; Lookback Options) Any option whose value depends on the path taken by the underlying cash instrument.
security which is not traded on an exchange, usually due to an inability to meet listing requirements. For such securities, broker/dealers negotiate directly with one another over computer networks and by phone, and their activities are monitored by the NASD. also called unlisted. Also, the computer and phone system through which over the counter (as well as listed) securities are traded. see also OTC Bulletin Board, auction market, Autex, Forex, intrastate offering, make a market, market price, NASDAQ, National Market System, National Securities Trade Association, off-board, outside broker, outside market, Pink Sheets, spread, stock market, street broker, third market.
A national association having many characteristics of an exchange. Rather than a floor or physically central market place, trading takes place via computer terminals.
A decentralized market of small cap companies, usually trading less than $1 and having limited liquidity or volatile trading.
The NASDAQ is the leading over-the-counter market in the US. OTC stocks aren't listed on any exchange. Instead, they are bought and sold through a computerized network of traders.
A decentralized market (as opposed to an exchange market) where geographically dispersed dealers are linked by telephones and computer screens. The market is for securities not listed on a stock or bond exchange. The NASDAQ market is an OTC market for US stocks. Antithesis of listed.
a market made up of securities dealers who may or may not be members of a securities exchange. Securities are traded in the over-the-counter market between dealers who act either as principals or as brokers for customers; it is the principal market for U.S. government bonds, municipals, and bank and insurance stocks.
A market for securities made up of securities dealers who may or may not be members of a securities exchange. OTC transactions are usually done over the telephone and involve companies that do not have sufficient shares on an exchange. OTC is the primary market for bonds of all types.
Marketplace for securities that are not listed on an exchange. OTC trading is regulated largely by the NASD, a self-regulatory group. OTC securities are traded by many registered dealers rather than through an exchange specialist. Other OTC markets include those for government and municipal bonds.
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Refers to trading in company securities not listed on the stock exchange or, more commonly, to the trading of securities through a telephone or computer link rather than on the floor of an exchange.
The OTC securities market in which trades take place by phone or computer, not on an organized, physical stock exchange.
The market for securities that are not listed on any stock exchange.
Securities of companies that do not trade on an exchange, but instead on either the "pink sheet" market, or on NASDAQ. Most companies that "go public" start trading on the over-the-counter market.
(of securities) not quoted on a stock exchange; "over-the-counter stocks"
a derivative that is not traded on an exchange but is purchased from, say, an investment BANK
The buying and selling of securities through 'OTC' stocks are not listed on an exchange but are sold primarily through NASDAQ via a nationwide network of brokers and dealers.
Trading that occurs outside of organized or regulated securities exchanges, carried out by broker-dealers who communicate with one another by telephone and quotation terminals. Prices on OTC instruments are negotiated between buying and selling brokers. Certain OTC instruments are traded in accordance with rules prescribed by self-regulating bodies.
trades In reference to foreign exchange, forward currency transactions not listed or traded on a futures exchange.
Securities traded over the telephone or by computer that are not listed on an exchange. Also called "unlisted market," "street market" and " inter-dealer market." Almost all bonds and debentures, and some stocks and derivative contracts trade over-the-counter in Canada. Passive Investing A strategy designed to replicate a market index return by gaining exposure to individual securities in proportions that closely resemble their composition in an underlying index. See also Active Investing.
or "OTC" - Off-exchange markets in which market participants, such as FOREX.com and Customer, enter into privately negotiated Contracts or other transactions directly with each other.
(OTC) - A transaction not conducted over an exchange. The over-the counter nature of the FX market eliminates clearing and exchange fees, and thereby lowers transaction costs. Online trading technology gives direct access to market maker prices, and this in turn also lowers transaction costs, and eliminates commission fees. In addition, currency trading entails spreads that are narrower than those found in the equities markets (especially after-hour markets). This is because equity traders are more exposed to liquidity risk, and this results in wider dealing spreads.
This is the market for securities not listed on one of the exchanges.
A market for securities that, in most cases, are not listed on one of the major stock exchanges.
OTC securities are not traded on exchanges – usually because they fail to meet listing requirements. They are traded directly by computer or by phone.
The buying and selling of securities through a nationwide network of brokers and dealers. 'OTC' stocks are not listed on an exchange but are sold primarily through NASDAQ.
A securities market where geographically dispersed dealers are linked together by telephones and computer screens, trading for securities not listed on a stock or bond exchange, such as the New York Stock Exchange. The N.A.S.D.A.Q. market is the best-known OTC market.
an over-the-counter deal is a customised derivatives contract usually arranged with an intermediary such as a major bank or the trading wing of an energy major, as opposed to a standardised derivatives contract traded on an exchange. Swaps are the commonest form of OTC instrument.
The O-T-C market is for securities not listed on a stock exchange.
Figurative term for the means of trading securities that are not listed on an organized stock exchange such as the New York Stock Exchange. Over-the-counter trading is done by broker-dealers who communicate by telephone and computer networks.
(OTC) A telephone/computer market where dealers execute trades for customers.
A highly sophisticated communications network on which dealers trade securities that are not listed on any exchange.
(1) All securities markets other than the stock markets are considered part of the over-the-counter market. (2) Any transaction that takes place in the over-the-counter market is considered an over-the-counter transaction. These securities trade on pink sheets, a daily publication covering low-priced securities.
Security transactions that do not take place with an established stock exchange; the sale of unlisted securities.
A market for securities made up of securities dealers who may or may not be members of a securities exchange. The over-the-counter market is conducted over the telephone and deals mainly with stocks of companies without sufficient shares, stockholders or earnings to warrant listing on an exchange. Over-the-counter dealers may act either as principals or as brokers for customers. The over-the-counter market is the principal market for bonds of all types. (See: NASD, Nasdaq)
Not traded on an exchange. The benefit of this is that the contract can be tailored to meet the investor’s own particular requirements. In contrast, exchange traded products are standardised but offer greater liquidity. A major OTC market is the foreign exchange market, where banks trade directly with each other rather than through an exchange.
A market for securities made up of securities dealers who may or may not be members of a securities exchange. "Over-the counter" is mainly a market conducted over the telephone. Thousands of companies have insufficient shares outstanding, stockholders, or earnings to warrant application for listing on a national exchange. Securities of these companies are therefore traded in the over-the-counter market between dealers who act either as agents or as principals for their customers. The over-the-counter market is the principal market of U.S. government and municipal bonds and for stocks of banks and insurance companies.
A market for securities made up of securities dealers who may or may not be members of a recognized stock exchange. Over-the-counter is mainly a market conducted over the telephone. Also called the unlisted, inter-dealer or street market.
OTC. A medicine that can be bought without a prescription (doctor's order). Examples include analgesics (pain relievers) such as aspirin and acetaminophen. Also called nonprescription.
Market in which contracts are bought and sold between counterparties and not exchange traded.
Securities that are not listed or traded on an organized exchange. OTC stocks are often from young, untested companies that are unable to meet exchange listing requirements. Price quotes can be found on the OTC Bulletin Board or in the Pink Sheets, a publication of the National Quotation Bureau.
A computerized network (NASDAQ) through which trades of bonds, non-listed stocks, and other securities take place.
A term that usually refers to direct sales to a retail customer in a store as opposed to wholesale marketing.
Over-the-counter (OTC) trading is to trade financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, commodities or derivatives directly between two parties.