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March 1, 2000

Industry Watch - Nasdaq Unit Names Buy-side Consultant

By Peter Chapman

Wendy Beaver, a buy-side equity trader for 25 years, has been named a consultant to Nasdaq-Amex Global Sales and Member Affairs.

Beaver will also advise the Nasdaq Institutional Traders Advisory Committee, the Educational Advisory Council and the American Stock Exchange as part of her arrangements with Nasdaq. She will also work with Nasdaq-Amex Issuer Services.

For the past 15 years, Beaver was head equity trader at TradeStreet Investment Associates and its predecessor organization, Bank of America in Charlotte, N.C.

Beaver has been an industry activist throughout her career. She was a member of the National Association of Securities Dealers' Institutional Traders Advisory Committee and the New York Stock Exchange's Institutional Association.

Beaver runs a Wall Street consulting firm based in Southern Pines, North Carolina.