Market Structure Insights

January 17, 2018

Here in CO we can count on sun much of the time but we still watch the weather forecast. It would be a real pain to drag the skis out and drive up the mountain only to find the resorts bereft of snow.  For one,...

January 10, 2018

It’s the number one question.  Tack “how long” on the front. I’m asked all the time: “Tim, do you think the stock market is sustainable? Are fundamentals driving it or is this a bubble? Stock buybacks?  The Fed is behind it, right? Isn’t bitcoin proof...

January 3, 2018

The capital markets are riven with acronyms. One of the first you learn in IR (acronym for investor relations) is “GARP.” Growth at a Reasonable Price.  As 2018 begins, GARP is a great way to describe the stock market, just as it was in 2017....

December 20, 2017

The legal community was euphoric Tuesday on word stock exchanges listing your shares, public companies, aren’t immune from lawsuits claiming rules favor high-speed traders. Bloomberg reported (news breaking so no updated link yet but case history is here) that a federal appeals court has overturned...

December 13, 2017

In New York City, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around Rockefeller Center and it feels more like it here than in Denver where we hear yesterday it was 66 degrees (on Dec 12!). In the weather forecast today is a probable Federal...

December 6, 2017

A day ski pass to Vail will now set you back $160-$190. It’s rich but I’m glad the SEC isn’t studying skiing access fees. It is however about to consider trading access fees and you should know, public companies and investors. These are the gears...

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