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Elaine Wah

Modern Markets, Modern Metrics - A Blog By IEX

In this blog by IEX's Elaine Wah, the newest public exchange looks to refute public claims that the metrics it uses are designed to inflate its own volume numbers and mislead people.

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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.