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Jared Dillian
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Was it Worth It?

In this piece from 10th Man, author Jared Dillian discusses how the ETF revolution is less about ETFs and more about indexing; about how people have come to view stocks less as stocks and more as blobs of stocks.

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November 1, 2012

Trading Volume Remains Low

By Tom Steinhert-Threlkeld

Data compiled by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association showed U.S. equity trading volume at the exchanges is down 21.5 percent from where it was in September 2011.

Year over year, the New York Stock Exchange is off 30.9 percent, Nasdaq down 9.7 percent, Direct Edge is 17.5 percent lower and BATS down 21.0 percent.

 

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