OTC

Mar
10

Exchange Invest 2606: FTC Still Says No

…Then again it’s spot on when asked of Chairman Behnam who has been discredited by his frat boy cheerleading for SBF / FTX while ‘regulating’ FTX.US all the way to a $116 million client shortfall under his watch.
10 min read
Mar
06

Exchange Invest 2602: $8.9 bln FTX Shortfall

So after the property exposés, the billion dollar loans, the PJs on demand, the Nassau executive car fleet, at least one incredible Daiquiri bill and of course a serious operation aimed at buying the US government…
14 min read
Mar
03

Exchange Invest 2600: Refinitiv Deal Working?

The question today is not so much how aligned Coinbase may be but rather is there going to be an attempt to take down Binance given it continues to attract the ‘FUD-4!’ folk amongst even the US political establishment?
13 min read
Jan
03

Exchange Invest 2549: Festive Catch Up Special

Today’s Exchange Invest is a festive catch up special - I hope you had a wonderful time while Exchange Invest’s staff were chilling.
9 min read
Dec
30

Exchange Invest Festive Edition 2546: Public Markets / Privates Markets

The move comes after the NYSE minted six NFTs last year commemorating the debut of hot tech stocks on the exchange.
14 min read
Dec
02

Exchange Invest 2522: A Glimpse of Sanity?

SBF is a total charlatan and who knows if he keeps cr…ing on as is his wont, even his politically backed former friends may yet move to disown him as the message to Main Street America...
15 min read
Nov
16

Exchange Invest 2508: CFTC Unrepentant

FIA looked hamfisted and out of touch - well I suppose they usually look at least one of those things but anyway, embarrassing for FIA.
10 min read
Nov
11

Exchange Invest 2504: Fashionistas Dump FTX

NB: Caroline Ellison (former Alameda co-CEO) is viral on Twitter “being comfortable with risk very important. We don’t use any stop losses. I think those aren’t a good risk management tool.”
16 min read
Sep
13

Exchange Invest 2453: EU Cutting Energy Margins

While sound folks like Peter Reitz are having to show a simple demand / supply curve to try to explain why markets are fine, it’s the supply which is failing, the brilliant Huw Jones of Reuters scoops yet again with news EU authorities...
10 min read
May
28

Exchange Invest 2362: May 28, 2022

Quick update on that Shanghai lockdown which is now being eased. During April car dealers in the city reported total gross sales of 0 (yes, Zero) new automobiles.
6 min read
May
24

Exchange Invest 2358: May 24, 2022

Lot sizes as small as 500 shares (previously it was 10000) encouraging dealing. How ironic that the National Stock Exchange is still trading OTC due to Sebi reluctance to sanction an IPO for a decade and more…
6 min read
May
16

Exchange Invest 2351: May 16, 2022

With the banks firmly in their crosshairs, LME is pushing for a better metals market with less OTC opacity - good thing too. Elsewhere, Tadawul profits collapse and much more...
6 min read
Apr
14

Exchange Invest 2326: Nickel Chaos

Strike or no strike at FCA, the status quo won’t do. There is also a rich irony that after the hugely extensive and micromanagement level prescriptive Gensler CFTC moves post-Pittsburgh G20 crackdown on swaps has allowed a huge carpet bump to fester in the metals market....
5 min read
Apr
11

Exchange Invest 2323: April 11, 2022

Good for Malta SE. The lineup right now is rudimentary - ‘Woofeee’ Chairman (Ed Tilly) is the only parish speaker confirmed. Presumably, the usual suspects will be assembled in due course.
11 min read
Nov
14

071 Exchange Invest Weekly Podcast November 14th

Australian stock exchange to finally replace their antiquated CHESS settlement system with the blockchain solution that is already several years overdue.
10 min read