Consolidated Tape System

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The Consolidated Tape System (CTS) is the electronic service, introduced in April 1976, that provides last sale and trade data for issues admitted to dealings on the American Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange, and U.S. regional stock exchanges.[1][2][3]

The Consolidated Tape Association (CTA) is the operating authority for both the Consolidated Quotation System (CQS) and the Consolidated Tape System (CTS).[4]

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  1. ^ Haram, William (July 1978). "The Evolution of the National Market System—An Overview". American Bar Association. JSTOR 40685912. 
  2. ^ "Consolidated Tape". Security and Exchange Commission. Retrieved May 30, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Consolidated Tape". New York Stock Exchange. Retrieved May 30, 2017. 
  4. ^ New York Stock Exchange. "CTA". NYSE Stock Data Portal. Retrieved 2007-08-01.