SEC Under Pressure To Slow Down On Multiple Options;Decisions Soon On Nasdaq Ticker And London Link

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The Securities and Exchange Commission is receiving political pressure to hold off any action on its proposal to allow multiple trading in options on listed equities (MTR, July 1987). The SEC also expects decisions soon on two questions of interest to quote vendors -- the NASDAQ ticker and the NASDAQ-London link.

The update on quote-related SEC activities comes from Kathryn Natale, assistant director, Division of Market Regulation, who spoke at the recent Value-Added Market Data conference sp

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