All enterprises engaged in the production and/or distribution of electricity for use by the public, including investor-owned electric utility companies; cooperatively-owned electric utilities; government-owned electric utilities (municipal systems, federal agencies, state projects, and public power districts).
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An electronic system matching bids (to buy) and offers (to sell), increasingly employed in many venues (Nymex, ICE, voice brokers, index-forming publishers). It is the technology employed by different rule-based markets to effect transactions for market participants.
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A marketplace in which shares, options and futures on stocks, bonds, commodities and indexes are traded.
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