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Who's the Fairest of Them All? An SEC report comparing execution quality on Nasdaq and the Big Board

Traders Magazine, March 2001

Gregory Bresiger

Traders are highly critical of the latest effort of regulators to find a best execution standard. Some are contemptuous, suspecting that it is part of a plan to saddle the trading community with more onerous regulations.

A recent controversial study by the Securities and Exchange Commission compared execution standards between the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq, finding the Big Board was superior.

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