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SEC closes in on rules that could reshape how the stock market works

WASHINGTON—The Securities and Exchange Commission is gearing up to propose major changes to the plumbing of the stock market as soon as this fall.

Chairman Gary Gensler asked SEC staff last year to explore ways to make the stock market more efficient for small investors and public companies. While some aspects of the effort are in various stages of development, one idea that has gained traction is to require brokerages to send most orders from individual investors to be routed to auctions. where trading firms compete to execute them, people familiar with the matter said.


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