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High-Speed Trader Virtu Fires Back at Critics Amid Meme-Stock Frenzy

June 14, 2021

WSJ – In a story about Virtu Financial publishing statistics to refute claims on pricing retail orders via its wholesaler, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “Payment for order flow is fundamentally flawed because it poses a conflict of interest for brokers. There’s a simple question that every investor needs to ask, […]

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Biden’s SEC budget request inadequate as agency tackles ambitious agenda, financial watchdogs say

June 5, 2021

Marketwatch – In a story about President Biden’s SEC budget, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “The agency is facing pressure from every angle to do more. The agency is being asked to to a lot of things that it hasn’t traditionally done at the same time. This is not a qualitatively […]

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How billionaires’ secretive speculation threatens the next financial meltdown

May 26, 2021

Market Watch – In a story about Archegos and family run offices, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying ““We now have a clear example of someone exploiting the family-office exemption and creating systemic risk.”  (Full Story).

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Washington wakes up to Covid-fueled investment risks as crypto, SPACs tank

May 21, 2021

Politico – In a story about Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “When SPACs, cryptocurrencies and meme stocks had valuations all heading to the moon, there wasn’t a lot of tire-kicking on the real risks to investors, but now that some of the risks are turning into losses, […]

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Congressional Scrutiny Adds Momentum For SPAC Oversight

May 11, 2021

Law 360 – In a story about SPAC oversight, Healthy Markets Executive Director is quoted saying “Congress doesn’t have to pass a law to have influence over regulators. And it doesn’t have to pass a law to alert the rest of the world that this is going to be subject to significant additional governmental scrutiny. […]

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SEC Chair Gary Gensler raises concerns about Robinhood, trading gamification and social media hype

May 7, 2021

CNBC – In a story about a recent Congressional Hearing which included SEC Chair Gary Gensler, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying ““Enhancing disclosures could improve market efficiency and end some wild speculation (and misinformation) about short selling and short positions.” (Full Story).

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Hopes rising on new SEC chief’s agenda

May 3, 2021

Pensions & Investments – In a story about incoming SEC Chair Gary Gensler, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “Part of it is going to be better enforcement of best-execution rules, and may just mean updating them. They could do a lot through enforcement,” said Tyler Gellasch, executive director of Healthy Markets […]

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Meet the Stock Market’s New Investors

April 30, 2021

Kiplingers – In a story about a new age of investors coming into the markets, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying When you see capital being allocated in a way that is completely disconnected from any reasonable valuation of the underlying security, you have to worry that the system is just broken.” […]

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SEC Chief Gary Gensler Picks Top Labor Union Official for Policy Role

April 19, 2021

WSJ – In a story about Gary Gensler choosing Heather Slavkin Corso for the Policy role within the SEC, Healthy Market Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “She has very significant relationships with investors, union leaders and public interest advocates—many of which were very supportive of Gensler’s appointment. She knows very well what those […]

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DC Circ. Urged To Back SEC In ‘D-Limit’ Fight With Citadel

April 13, 2021

Law 360 – In a story about Citadel suing the SEC over the IEX D-limit order, Healthy Markets is mentioned for its Amicus Brief supporting the SEC and IEX. (Full Story).

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