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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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December 1, 2003

Trade Through Plan Is Snubbed

By Gregory Bresiger

A New York Stock Exchange idea for a two-cents trade through exemption in listed stock trading got a chilly reception from an influential lawmaker. Annette Nazareth, the director of the SEC's division of market regulation, told Traders Magazine that the Big Board's plan, as recently envisaged, won't fly. That plan would only apply to trades of up to 500 shares in market centers with low fill rates.