Discount Stocks: A Note On Third Market Costs

Suzanne Woolley's article "Are superdeep discounters as cheap as they seem?" (Finance, Aug. 29) was (unintentionally, I am sure) misleading. She quoted a broker at a "traditional" discounter who said that the third-market-executions cost of a 2,000-share order was one-eighth higher on the third market than it would have been if the order had been placed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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