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Brian Decker
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Three Reasons the "Downs" Have Greater Impact In An "Up and Down" Stock Market

Brian Decker, a financial planner and founder of Decker Retirement Planning Inc., argues that it is much more important for investors to consider the downside in turbulent markets than the upside.

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May 31, 2003

A New National Market System?

By Gregory Bresiger

The SEC is examining the most important changes in market structure since the enactment of the 1975 Amendments to the Securities Exchange Act of 1933.

All the major issues - from access and market data fees to internalization and best executions - will be outlined in a series of concept releases, or policy papers, which the SEC is finalizing. "We will need all your input," SEC Commissioner Roel Campos told attendees at the STA Congressional Conference in Washington. He said proposals must not pick winners over losers.