Article: Insider trading research with Taiwanese vaccine makers reveals broader issues

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Insider trading research with Taiwanese vaccine makers reveals broader issues

bernardblack, 02 July 2021

A survey of insider trading with Taiwan’s Covid-19 vaccine maker raised concerns about Taiwan’s fiscal oversight and involved President Tsai Ing-wen’s administration.

The Taipei-based Shilin District prosecutor’s office said Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corporation after the company’s stake jumped more than 20% in the days before announcing positive results for a phase II vaccine trial in June. He told the Financial Times that he was investigating. The prosecution refused to reveal the details of the investigation. Continue reading “Article: Insider trading research with Taiwanese vaccine makers reveals broader issues”

Article: Catching Rides on Meme-Mafia Trades May Boil Down to Models

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Catching Rides on Meme-Mafia Trades May Boil Down to Models

Lu Wang, 13 June 2021

Staring at a meme stock craze that shows few signs of abating, Wall Street is still wrestling with how to trade it.

Many traders scroll through Reddit blogs that cheer on day traders to suss out the next big thing. Others obsessively track Stocktwits citations. There are even firms hiring WallStreetBets veterans to get inside the heads of the people who call themselves apes with diamond hands. Continue reading “Article: Catching Rides on Meme-Mafia Trades May Boil Down to Models”

Article: UPDATE 2-China’s yuan pulls back after officials warn against speculation

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UPDATE 2-China’s yuan pulls back after officials warn against speculation

Winni Zhou, Samuel Shen and Andrew Galbraith, 31 May 2021

SHANGHAI, May 31 (Reuters) – The yuan hit a three-year high against the dollar on Monday before falling back following a chorus of warnings from Chinese officials against speculative bets on the currency.

A former senior official at the foreign exchange regulator joined a slew of current and former officials on Monday cautioning against one way bets on the yuan, which has seen a two-month long rally against the dollar. In a commentary in the official China Securities Journal, Guan Tao warned against herd behaviour that could harm market order and weigh on China’s exporters. Continue reading “Article: UPDATE 2-China’s yuan pulls back after officials warn against speculation”