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Traders Balk at Extended Trading, Citing Potential Market Problems

Traders Magazine, October 1999

Staff Reports

Despite the headlong rush by some broker dealers and electronic communications networks into after-hours trading, the vast majority of respondents in a poll conducted by the Security Traders Association said they are opposed to extended trading hours.

A slight majority cited liquidity as the biggest potential problem in extended trading hours. A minority thought price volatility would be the biggest source of concern.

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