Good 'til cancelled order (GTC)

Definition:

An order to buy or sell stock that is good until the client executes or cancels it. Brokerages usually set a limit of 30-60 days, at which the G.T.C. order expires if not restated. (Different from a day order.)

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FINEX

The Financial Futures and Options Division of the New York Cotton Exchange (NYCE), with a trading floor in Dublin, FINEX Europe, creating a 24-hour market in most FINEX contracts.

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