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OTC The Rise of the Pink Sheets: Nasdaq is making more room for one big fish in a small pond.

Traders Magazine, May 2003

Peter Chapman

The OTC is turning pink. That's because the Pink Sheets may soon become the dominant trading venue in the over the counter market for stocks that do not trade on Nasdaq. And it's all because Nasdaq is planning to dramatically reduce its support for these OTC securities. Under Nasdaq's plan, the OTCBB will disappear. That will leave the Pink Sheets in control of most of the 7,000 OTC securities bought and sold "over the counter."

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