"Get them on the firing line to come up with an answer and, if they don't, do it for them. We must act to prevent a recurrence of the events of October. We are looking down the barrel, and the gun is still loaded."
--Nicholas F. Brady,
chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms, urging Congress to impose a coordinated regulatory system on the securities markets if the existing regulators don't devise such a system themselves.