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Gensler Faces Big Challenge in Tackling GameStop’s Wild Ride

February 1, 2021

Wall Street Journal – In a story about the SEC’s incoming challenges around Gamestop and market volatility, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “The S.E.C. has for years worried about hedge funds coordinating their positions and coordinating bear raids and otherwise engaging in activities to move around a stock. There are reporting […]

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GameStop Frenzy Puts Spotlight on Trading Giant Citadel Securities

January 31, 2021

Wall Street Journal – In a story about Citadel and market maker profitability, Healthy Markets Research Director Chris Nagy is quoted saying “This is the market that Ken Griffin and Citadel Securities have been waiting for. The last time the environment was this good for retail market-makers was back in the dot-com bubble.” (Full Story).

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The Silicon Valley Start-Up That Caused Wall Street Chaos

January 30, 2021

New York Times – In a story about net capital and other issues that impacted trading on the markets, Healthy Markets Research Director Chris Nagy was quoted saying “They were trying to change the rules of the road without understanding how the road was paved and without any respect for the existing guard rails. It […]

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From Goldman to SEC: Gensler’s Next Stop Worries Wall Street

January 16, 2021

Bloomberg – In a story about Gary Gensler heading the Securities and Exchange Commission, Healthy Markets Executive Director is quoted saying ”At a time when many are questioning whether capitalism can really work for everyone and address huge societal challenges like racial justice and climate change, the importance of the SEC becomes enormous: it sets […]

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From Goldman to SEC: Gensler’s Next Stop Worries Wall Street

January 14, 2021

Bloomberg – In a story about the Biden administration choosing Gary Gensler to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying ”At a time when many are questioning whether capitalism can really work for everyone and address huge societal challenges like racial justice and climate change, the importance […]

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President-elect Joe Biden to name Gary Gensler as U.S. SEC chair, sources say

January 14, 2021

CNBC – In a story about the Biden administration choosing Gary Gensler to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “The top of the agency is going to be setting an agenda in the opposite direction of where Jay Clayton and the congressional Republicans have been steering […]

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The Finance 202: Gary Gensler, Biden’s likely pick to lead the SEC, has earned his rep as a Wall Street scourge

January 13, 2021

Washington Post – In a story about the Biden Administration choosing Gary Gensler to head the SEC, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is featured speaking about Mr. Gensler noting “His ability to put the quick-study skills that elevated him to Goldman partner at age 30 to work understanding complex policymaking on the fly; and a […]

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SEC’s Direct Listings Expansion Could Invite New Risks

January 11, 2021

Law 360 – In a story about how direct listings could pose risk, Healthy Markets Executive Director Gellasch noted that underwriters can also push back on controversial corporate governance structures that may not sit well with investors, such as voting arrangements that grant outsize control to founders. In addition, underwriters can arrange for research coverage […]

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How exchange operators have grown bigger and bigger

December 11, 2020

Financial Times – In a story about global exchanges snapping up data, financial services and trading companies, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “that the takeover by Deutsche Börse risked eroding customers’ trust in ISS. How much will investors trust the advice of a company that has so many deep relationships with […]

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SEC updates market data infrastructure rules

December 9, 2020

Pensions & Investments – In a story about the new market data rules adopted by the SEC, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “the reforms aimed at making the public equity markets operate less costly and more usefully are welcome, but are likely to add complexity for market participants and risks to […]

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