Washington D.C., Oct. 9, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today unveiled a dynamic new website to provide investors and others with the ability to interactively explore a range of new market metrics and access empirical research and analyses that further inform the broader public debate on market structure.
The new website located at www.sec.gov/marketstructure will serve as a central location for the SEC to publicly share evolving data, research, and analysis as the agency continues its review of the equity of market structure. The data and related observations address the nature and quality of displayed liquidity across the full range of U.S.-listed equities – from the lifetime of quotes and the speed of the market to the nature of order cancellations.
“We are launching what we believe to be a game changer that focuses the market structure debate as never before on data and analysis rather than anecdote,” said SEC Chair Mary Jo White, who unveiled the website at an SEC news conference. She was joined by officials from the agency’s Division of Trading and Markets and its Division of Economic and Risk Analysis.
The full press release is here.