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Online Trading Controls Are Inadequate

Traders Magazine, August 2001

Gregory Bresiger

Several regulators and much of the securities industry aren't doing enough to warn investors about online trading, says one government agency that is studying the issue. The Securities and Exchange Commission, the National Association of Securities Dealers and, most of all, broker dealers are among those that must do more to prevent investors who trade online from hurting themselves. That's according to a recent report of United States General Accounting Office.

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