Beginning today, the New York Stock Exchange will begin trading two stocks on its electronic trading system, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Whereas trades currently take an average of nine seconds to process  on the current system, the new electronic platform will be able to do that in less than a second. And while the largest batch order that the system can now process is 1,099 shares, the new platform can handle an order up to one million shares—meaning that large orders will be done faster and at better prices.

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