Updated Wednesday, August 27, 2014 as of 4:59 PM ET
SEC Approves MSRB Classification Changes
The SEC has approved the MSRB's proposal to simplify its rules on professional designations by limiting the activities of some dealer representatives and eliminating one of its professional designations.
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