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A "flickering" order is one which is repeatedly submitted and cancelled (whether it's at the top of book or not). The answer from @chollida mentions that "the goal typically is to either slow down competitors quotes by flooding the gateway interface with noise" but I don't think that's necessarily true. Rather, I think many flickering quotes are caused by ...


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Trades in the US can just go to the tape (the ADF). This is common with certain block trades and certain trades linked to derivatives. There is a flag on those trades to let you see that they are "average priced trades" or "derriv linked trades"...


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Most likely you are missing something as any new order can't bypass the existing orders. The only possibility that comes to mind is if you have anti-internalization set and the broker is trying to hit his own quotes. Say broker A has two quoting systems running and they would otherwise interact. Anti-internalization would not allow this broker to trade ...



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