Definition of Over-the-counter market

1. Noun. A stock exchange where securities transactions are made via telephone and computer rather than on the floor of an exchange.

Exact synonyms: Otc Market
Generic synonyms: Securities Market, Stock Exchange, Stock Market



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Over-the-counter Market

over-greedy
over-hedging
over-illumination
over-insolently
over-old
over-polite
over-rate
over-rated
over-refine
over-ridden
over-ripe
over-the-counter
over-the-counter(a)
over-the-counter drug
over-the-counter drugs
over-the-counter market (current term)
over-the-counter medicine
over-the-hill
over-the-shoulder bombing
over-the-shoulder boulder holder
over-the-shoulder boulder holders
over-the-top
over-the-topness
over-under
over-zealous
over a barrel
over again
over and above
over and out
over and over

Literary usage of Over-the-counter market

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Stock Market by Solomon Stephen Huebner (1922)
"... following the original distribution, undertake to create an over- the-counter market for their clientele. In recent years numerous promoters of oil, ..."

2. Financial Investigations: A Financial Approach to Detecting and Resolving Crimes by Don Vogel (1999)
"Over-the-Counter Market The over-the-counter securities market handles most of the securities transactions that take place in the United States. ..."

3. OECD Public Debt Markets: Trend and Recent Structural Changes by Oecd, Asian Productivity Organization, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (2002)
"Over the same period, the volume of trade and the turnover ratio in the over the counter market were twice as much. When we look at the repo transactions in ..."

4. Bond Market Development in Asia by OECD Staff, Oecd, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (2001)
"... Australian secondary market for government and non-government fixed interest securities is essentially an over-the-counter market conducted by a group ..."

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