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The Coinbase model: profit from the crypto assets it lists

January 28, 2022

FT – In a story about Coinbase and crypto, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “In the securities world, conflicts of interest have to be identified, disclosed and managed. In crypto, it seems to be a free-for-all.” (Full Story).

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NBA Top Shot, one year later: The evolution of the sports NFT boom, and the risks that still surround it all

January 27, 2022

The Atlethic – In a story about the NBA investing in NFTs, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “They’re not all created equal, and the law is not always clear as to what you’re actually buying,” he said. “What you actually own may be very different from what you think you own.” […]

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Citadel Securities: how the Wall Street outsider became ‘the Amazon of financial markets’

January 25, 2022

FT – In a story about Citadel Securities, Healthy Markets Research Director Chris Nagy is quoted saying “What Citadel Securities offers is the value of consistency. They are market dominators. But there is no such thing as a free lunch.” (Full Story).

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Biden nominates climate champ as Fed’s bank cop

January 16, 2022

E&E – In a story about President Biden possibly nominating Sarah Bloom Raskin to be the Federal Reserve’s top bank cop, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “it’s important to note that while Raskin has been vocal about climate change, “she’s not a progressive idealogue.” (Full Story).

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SEC Pushes for More Transparency From Private Companies

January 12, 2022

WSJ – In a story about the lack of transparency in the private company sector, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “The SEC has been intentionally undercounting shareholders for decades.” (Full Story).

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Money has never felt more fake

January 5, 2022

Vox – In a story about crypto currencies, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “For a huge swath of the retail world, the mentality has merged of what is trading versus what is investing versus what is essentially just gambling.” (Full Story).

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Investors Are Using Robinhood, Other Platforms to Jump Into Options Trades, Worrying U.S. Regulators

December 8, 2021

WSJ – In a story about options trading, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “Retail traders can be lured into options trading because of the leverage, but the winners are almost always the lightning fast computers that are trading against them.” (Full Story).

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Why a California Bartender Won’t Stop Trolling Citadel’s Ken Griffin

November 14, 2021

Institutional Investor – In a story about Citadel and Meme stocks, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “It’s a really simple conflict of interest,” says Tyler Gellasch, executive director of the Healthy Markets Association, which represents U.S. and Canadian institutional investors including such big pensions as CalPERS, the Arizona State Retirement System, […]

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The SEC GameStop Report: An Expert’s Take

November 4, 2021

In this podcast, hear Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch discuss the report and what’s next. (Podcast).

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Regulators Sound the Alarm on Stablecoins

November 4, 2021

NY Times Dealbook – In a second story about cryptocurrencies, Some say legislation isn’t a speedy path to rein in crypto. Tyler Gellasch, a former S.E.C. lawyer who now leads the Healthy Markets Association, questioned whether Congress would take the necessary steps. “Given the incredible growth of the industry and its lobbying prowess, there’s no guarantee […]

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