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Over-the-counter -- 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.
over the counter -- the buying and selling of securities that are not listed on an organized exchange. Trading is handled by dealers through negotiation rather than through the use of a stock exchange's auction system.
Over the Counter -- Securities trading which takes place outside the normal Security Exchanges.
Over the counter -- Said of business done in an office instead of at an exchange. In transactions in (foreign) exchange the over-the-counter or counter rate is the rate which the dealer in exchange pays for a bill.
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