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Trading hot stocks like GameStop seems fun until you look beneath the surface

February 18, 2021

NBC – In a story about the House Financial Services hearing on Game Stopped? Who Wins and Loses When Short Sellers, Social Media, and Retail Investors Collide, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “”At the end of the day this is about whether or not your broker is getting you the best […]

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Healthy Markets Association sends letter to the House Financial Services Committee in advance of today’s Gamestop hearing.

February 17, 2021

On February 17th, the Healthy Markets Association submitted a letter to the U.S. House Financial Services Committee in advance of the Committee’s February 18th hearing, Game Stopped? Who Wins and Loses When Short Sellers, Social Media, and Retail Investors Collide. Read the full letter here. In light of GameStop trading and other “meme” stock moves, investors, companies, executives, creditors, workers, […]

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GameStop Revives Fights Over Stock Tax, HFT Firms Buying Orders

February 13, 2021

Bloomberg – In a story about payment for order flow and other market incentives, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “In few other circumstances do we say, ‘Look on the one hand you have a duty to give customers the best prices; on the other hand you’re allowed to accept bribes and […]

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GameStop Revives Fights Over Stock Tax, HFT Firms Buying Orders

February 10, 2021

Bloomberg – In a story covering everything from HFT to an FTT, Healthy Markets Executive Director shares his thoughts on the issues. (Full Story).

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Tesla electrifies Bitcoin with $US 1.5 billion bet, car payments pledge

February 9, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald – In a story about Tesla buying bitcoins, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “We’re talking about a billionaire with one of the most valuable companies in the history of the world who has seemingly gotten away with poking the SEC before. Still, examination doesn’t mean this is likely […]

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‘Moneymaking and money losing.’ Amid fallout from Robinhood, GameStop and Reddit, what will regulators do?

February 8, 2021

Investment News – In this podcast, Healthy Markets Executive Director Gellasch talks about regulatory reforms in the wake of recent market events and what it means to institutional investors. (Podcast).

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Biden’s SEC pick sidelined as GameStop drama unfolds

February 2, 2021

The Hill – In a story about Gary Gensler leading the SEC and the events with Gamstop stock, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “This is not funneling capital to its best and highest uses to drive our economy. That’s not what’s going on here. And if you’re the SEC, that has […]

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The Gamestock stock populist uprising

February 1, 2021

Washington Post – In a story about Gamestock stock, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “This is not entirely a David v. Goliath story. There are some sophisticated resources on both sides of these trades.” (Full Story).

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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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