A New Chill in NYSE Book Freezing? Conditition Q: The Unmentionable Word for Specialists
Traders Magazine, January 2003
Upstairs traders may find executions on the Big Board becoming more difficult. These traders, some operating blocks or miles away from the floor, are running into a phenomenon one dubs Condition Q'. That's the wording next to price-quote information on traders' screens whenever trading in a listed stock is temporarily halted.
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