When a Regulatory Last Resort Becomes the Only Resort for Market Participants


The U.S. equities markets are the most liquid and efficient in the world, and that’s not by accident. For more than 80 years, since the…

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Policymakers Should Shelve Market Structure Proposals and Focus on What Really Counts for Retail Investors


As the House Financial Services Committee reconvenes at a hearing this Thursday to look at the nation’s equity market structure, there’s…

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The Important Equity Market Topics to Address With Gary Gensler


Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Chair Gary Gensler returns to testify before the House Financial Services Committee this Tuesday…

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Safe and Sound Capital Markets Are a Bipartisan Imperative


The table is finally set on Capitol Hill with the drawn-out election process resulting in a divided Congress. But there is one issue that…

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Regulators should bring the best of equity market regulation to crypto investment


Former MIT cryptocurrency professor Gary Gensler, more widely known today as the new chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange…

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5 market structure trends for lawmakers to watch in 2021


Despite tragic setbacks brought by COVID-19, 2020 showed promise in one area: technology. From video calls replacing office meetings to…

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A Financial Transactions Tax Would Be a Huge Blow to Little Guy


With the resurgence of COVID-19 in many states across the country, millions of people out of work, and a pivotal political election quickly…

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