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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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July 31, 2004

Dinasours in The Industry?

By Gregory Bresiger

The trade-through rule "is not related to speed," says Instinet CEO Ed Nicoll. Instead, it is a rule "that substitutes the judgment of the federal government for the marketplace," Nicoll told members of the U.S. Senate's Banking Committee. Nicoll complained that those who want to preserve the rule "find themselves unable to compete with new, nimbler competitorswho are able to adapt to consumer demands."