Electronic Bulls and Bears: U.S. Securities Markets and Information Technology

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This report responds to requests by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and the House Committee on Government Operations to assess the role that communication and information technologies play in the securities markets. The Committee desired a benchmark for gauging progress made toward the national market system envisioned by the 1975 Act. This report assesses the current use of information technology by U.S. securities exchanges and over-the-counter dealers, by related futures and options markets, and by associated industries and regulatory agencies.

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209 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. September 1990.

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This report responds to requests by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and the House Committee on Government Operations to assess the role that communication and information technologies play in the securities markets. The Committee desired a benchmark for gauging progress made toward the national market system envisioned by the 1975 Act. This report assesses the current use of information technology by U.S. securities exchanges and over-the-counter dealers, by related futures and options markets, and by associated industries and regulatory agencies.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Electronic Bulls and Bears: U.S. Securities Markets and Information Technology, report, September 1990; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39655/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.