Industry Group Sees 'Price Tag' On Sec Proposal


A Securities and Exchange Commission proposal on order execution obligations could, if adopted as is, increase total market data from the equities and options markets anywhere from 18.9 percent to 49.7 percent, according to an analysis done by the newly created Financial Information Forum (IMD, Jan. 29). The increased traffic would likely translate into increased costs for exchanges, market data vendors and ultimately, investors, FIF says. However, others dismiss the likelihood of cost incre

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