Article: What’s Going On At Goldman? Another Senior Exec Just Jumped Ship

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What’s Going On At Goldman? Another Senior Exec Just Jumped Ship

TYLER DURDEN, 02 March 2021

In the last few days, Goldman Sachs has lost two very senior executives from the investment bank’s two biggest bets on the future – consumer finance (Marcus) and wealth-management – and now, the behemoth’s chief lawyer is abandoning ship.

Leaving many asking – what is going on at Goldman? Continue reading “Article: What’s Going On At Goldman? Another Senior Exec Just Jumped Ship”

Article: Investigations Into GameStop Trading And Reddit: Former SEC Enforcement Chief Provides Insights

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Investigations Into GameStop Trading And Reddit: Former SEC Enforcement Chief Provides Insights

Bruce Brumberg, JDN, 9 February 2021

The Reddit/GameStop aftermath continues. Now, it’s been reported, investigators at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are allegedly scouring posts on social media and online message boards for evidence of fraud and coordinated stock-price manipulation in the hype that led to recent unlikely surges in the stock prices of GameStop, AMC Entertainment Holdings, and a few other companies.

What goes on in these types of SEC investigations? Are individual investors who contributed to the online buzz about these companies really at risk of SEC enforcement actions or criminal prosecution? What about the legality of the decision by trading app Robinhood and other online trading platforms to temporarily restrict trading in the stock of GameStop and the other targeted companies? Continue reading “Article: Investigations Into GameStop Trading And Reddit: Former SEC Enforcement Chief Provides Insights”