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Trading Halt Raises Difficult Questions

Traders Magazine, March 1999

William Hoffman

Some traders protested when the National Association of Securities Dealers pressed to give senior management discretionary power to halt trading in individual Nasdaq stocks.

With volatility causing troublesome trading patterns in some Nasdaq issues locked and crossed markets in the Internet sector, for instance nudging the plan was just one of several steps taken by Nasdaq.

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