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Commentary: Reconsidering the Role of the Equity Market Maker

Traders Magazine Online News, November 30, 2010

Stephen J Nelson; The Nelson Law Firm, LLC

New "stub quote" rules will ensure that if there is another flash crash, market orders will be executed closer to the market, which it is hoped will alleviate the need to cancel them. As a result, the resulting executions will neither accurately reflect true market prices nor be fair to anyone.

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