From: John P . Looney (valen at domain tuatha.org)
Date: Fri 24 Sep 1999 - 16:30:02 IST
On Fri, Sep 24, 1999 at 03:03:01PM +0100, Brendan Kehoe mentioned:
> The unsaid portion of that bit in the article was that a large number of
> developers were rejected by E*TRADE because their investment goals and, more
> importantly, available income as indicated on the registration form didn't
> meet the minimum qualifications of what E*TRADE saw as requirements to open an
> account with them.
A lot of it was to due to US laws to prevent stock brokers taking
advantage of novices and people that don't really have enough money
to take part in the stock market, brought in during the 30s, when the stock
market was rather...troublesome for many that dabbled in it.
-- Microsoft. The best reason in the world to drink beer.
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