O'Brien Creates Trading Floor

June 2010
Securities Industry News;6/7/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports that R.J. O'Brien & Associates has invested in new infrastructure and office space to create a premier trading floor in Chicago, Illinois.


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