Traders Magazine, September 2002
Specialists *As NYSE specialists become a vanishing breed, they will increasingly become a better takeover target in the next year. That was the prediction of Charlotte Chamberlain, managing director of equity research at Jefferies & Company. With the number of specialists having declined from 55 to seven over the last decade or so, the remaining ones are highly desirable, she said at a recent Investment Company Institute conference (ICI).
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