Commentary

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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January 1, 2004

The Next NYSE Liquidity Plan

By Gregory Bresiger

The New York Stock Exchange is seeking Securities and Exchange Commission approval on a plan that could bring much needed vitality to its LiquidityQuote. The exchange wants to make stocks in the S&P 100 and the financial sector components of the S&P eligible for participation in this institutional product. At the same time, the NYSE wants to commence a six-month pilot program under which a LiquidityQuote published for at least 15 seconds could be accessed by an InstitutionalXpress order - without specialist or crowd intervention.