SR-FINRA-2012-046

Proposed Rule Change to Amend the Definition of "Money Market Instrument" in FINRA Rule 6710(o)

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”) is filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) a proposed rule change to exclude additional short-term discount notes from the definition of TRACE-Eligible Security in FINRA Rule 6710(a) by amending the definition of “Money Market Instrument” in FINRA Rule 6710(o) of the Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (TRACE) rules.