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Archegos Blowup Puts Spotlight on Gaps in Swap Regulation

April 1, 2021

Wall Street Journal – In a story about the Archegos family office trading blow up, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellash is quoted saying “It’s frustrating. We’re more than a decade out from Dodd-Frank, and these rules are still not up and running.” (Full Story).

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Wall Street frenzy over shell companies draws attention of SEC

March 31, 2021

Politico – In a story about Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “The SEC’s been warning investors now for months about the risks of SPACs, but that hasn’t made a dent. I expect the SEC and Congress are going to try to pop the speculative bubble soon, and […]

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Hedge fund bets set off market gyrations

March 30, 2021

NBC – In a story about Archegos Capital Management, a trading operation hedge fund firm classified as a “family office” and subject to relatively little regulatory scrutiny, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch said “It’s mind-blowing to me, because this was entirely preventable.” (Full Story).

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One of World’s Greatest Hidden Fortunes Is Wiped Out in Days

March 30, 2021

Bloomberg – In a story about an asset management margin call, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “This does raise questions about the regulation of family offices once again The question is if it’s just friends and family why do we care? The answer is that they can have significant market impacts, […]

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Penny Stocks Are Booming, Which Is Good News for Swindlers

March 19, 2021

New York Times – In a story about penny stocks, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “It’s part of a “massive surge” in retail trading reminiscent of the 1920s, when amateurs flooded into the stock market before the 1929 crash. The only relevant historical precedent seems to increasingly be the days before […]

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Day-trading Reddit readers nearly crashed the stock market. Now they’ve been packaged into a new ETF.

March 8, 2021

Market Watch – In a story about a new meme ETF, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “The product is a little mind-blowing. Gellasch thinks that the ETF appears to be capitalizing on what could very well be determined by SEC and FINRA to be market manipulation. People who may have direct […]

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Day-Trading Reddit Users Nearly Crashed the Stock Market. Now They’re the Organizing Principle for a New ETF.

March 3, 2021

Barron’s – In a story about the VanEck Vectors Social Sentiment ETF Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “The product is a little mind-blowing and appears to be capitalizing on what could very well be determined by SEC and FINRA to be market manipulation.” (Full Story).

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6 Topics to Watch as Gensler Interviews for New Job

March 2, 2021

Law 360 – In a story about Gary Gensler’s Senate Confirmation hearing, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “Given the massive fluctuations and issues we’ve seen with cryptocurrencies, I would expect to see some questions there. “Gary obviously has his own subject matter expertise, so that might be something he’s eager to […]

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Robinhood Drama Puts Trade Settlement Time In The Spotlight

February 27, 2021

Law 360 – In a story about Robinhood and trade settlement, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “It’s amusing to see that former Chairman Clayton is now on board with reducing settlement times,ju st weeks after leaving a job that he held for four years where he could have done something about […]

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Virtu CEO Defends Payment For Order Flow

February 25, 2021

Traders Magazine – In a story about payment for order flow, Healthy markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying ” payment for order flow exploits investors and provide incentives that exacerbate risks for the markets. We encourage this Committee and regulators to seek copies of all order routing arrangements between Robinhood and its market makers, […]

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