GAO To Feds: Get Tough On Treasuries Pricing Information

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The only surprise surrounding the final release of the General Accounting Office's report on the U.S. government securities market was that it came out at all.

The report -- due out last March and now titled "U.S. Government Securities: More Transaction Information and Investor Protection Measures Are Needed" -- recommends legislation to ensure that transaction information from screen brokers "be available on a real-time basis to those willing to pay appropriate fees."

The report's contents c