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Investor Information and Opposition to the Fair Disclosure Rule

Thomas Weisel believes that individual investors already have too much information. Other industry professional oppose the SEC's fair disclosure rule for the same reason. The Securities Industry Association's general counsel expressed concern that the rule restricts rather than encourages the flow of information. Other securities professionals argue that individual investors aren't really capable of interpreting much of the information now available to them. Explain why one would agree or disagree with these opinions.

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One would disagree with these three opinions. First, I don't think that individual investors already have too much information. The more relevant question is whether the information investors have are the information they really need. Moreover, what is more important is the quality of this information which brings me to the next opinion stated in the paragraph. That is the opposition on the fair disclosure rule. From analysis of the SEC's fair ...

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This solution of 352 words disagrees with the three opinions and justifies why.