As Gensler Pushes Market Structure Revamp, New Studies Signal Status Quo Is Working Pretty Well for Retail Investors
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Chair Gary Gensler‘s raison d'etre for proceeding with his overhaul of stock trading rules boils down to what he calls fairness and competition in the markets. The crux of that is saving retail investors money on their trades – some $1.5 billion annually, according to one of the agency’s estimates.
Much of the industry – especially brokers and the tradi…