Investments & Financial Planning

What Does Over The Counter Mean As It Relates To Securities ?

Over the Counter is a market for securities that in most cases are not listed on one of the major stock exchanges. These securities are traded by dealers who act as principals rather than as agents. The over the counter market is the principal market for U.S. government and municipal bonds.

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