On September 29th, the SEC provided notice of the proposed affiliation of the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex with two registered broker-dealer subsidiaries of NYFIX, Inc., NYFIX Millennium L.L.C. and NYFIX Securities Corporation. The affiliation would be for a period not to exceed six months and subject to certain limitations and obligations relating to the relationship. Comments should be submitted within 21 days after publication in the Federal Register which is expected during the week of October 5.