Market Structure Insights

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July 20, 2022

It’s good to get yourself a long way away from things. You might find you’ve been missing the forest for the trees.  So we’re in Europe, halfway through our longest junket away from Clyde the Cavalier (great name for a medieval court jester but he’s...

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June 29, 2022

We’re about to decamp for Switzerland for the month of July.  It’s an example of time and experience changing what we do.  We’re blessed to have the freedom and means to do it.  But that’s not the point. The Pandemic and observation – seeing our...

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June 22, 2022

Skip meals, give up beer, burn calories.  That combination lowers my weight.  The essentials.  In fact, depending on the amount of meal-skipping and skipping-rope (well, riding bikes), I drop pounds in days. What’s the equivalent for creating shareholder-value, public companies?  We ought to know if...

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June 15, 2022

CNBC is running a second-by-second countdown to the Federal Reserve decision on rates today. Seems like a market too dependent on the few. Risk disperses through decentralization.  We’re counting on a central bank to disperse risk.  Hm.  Whatever the Fed does today, from 50 basis...

Jackson Hole 2022
June 8, 2022

The SEC wants to save the little guy. Again.  A number of you alert readers sent me this story (WSJ registration required but there are similar versions) about the Gensler SEC weighing changes to how trades from retail brokerages are handled. For those new to...

Volume Composition ModernIR Demo
June 1, 2022

How do I attract more investors?  It’s the key question from investor-relations people, the liaison to Wall Street for public companies. The answer, though, isn’t what you think. And I have to share.  Come in closer, I need to keep my voice down. I am...

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