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Stop the BS & Promote Real Transparency!

In this shared blog, David Weisberger says a recent WSJ article is wrong and that traders do need to purchase faster and more comprehensive market data to avoid being fined for violating "Best Execution" obligations.

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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.