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Better Markets


An Independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit promoting the economic security, opportunity & prosperity of the American people. NEWSLETTER: https://t.co/cU9ySPlytZ

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We are very glad to see that the problems at the PCAOB are finally getting the attention they deserve from @brookeamasters  and @FT  As we said the removal of the board was a victory for investors, we hope there are more to come:

Wall Street’s top regulator is calling for a wide-ranging review of the rules that underpin trading in the U.S. equities markets via @markets 

Glad to hear @SEC_News  Chair Gensler say staff will review current rules governing equity market trading, i.e., #PFOF , best execution, other as rules written in earlier period don't reflect today's tech in remarks @ Global Exchange & FinTech conference.

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GameStop shares tumble while SEC probes trading activity via @financialtimes 

In our latest blog post, we examine three recurrent myths about consumer financial protection and show why we need to abandon these demonstrably false narratives. Read our post here.

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In our latest blog post, we debunk three myths that were used by the last administration to justify sweeping policy changes that hurt Main Street consumers & investors. We hope & expect the new leadership at the agencies will reject these falsehoods and work to protect consumers.

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To protect consumers and investors, we need to reject the false claims put forward by the financial industry. Our latest blog post tackles three such myths head on.

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An important article from @rachsieg , the Federal Reserve's policies will shape the economy for years to come, but the Biden administration is leaving a seat on the board of governors empty

@federalreserve  is 1 of the most important & least understood US agencies, impacting, jobs, income, housing, wealth & much more. @rachsieg  has a terrific piece in today's @washingtonpost  you should read to understand why & why pending vacancies are key:

Climate change will cause unprecedented disruptions to our economy. In order for markets to function properly, they must be able to assess these risks. It is past time for the SEC to implement a standardized climate disclosure regime

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Hey, @reddit  @UniswapWh @wallstreetbets @GuysNGirIsle  @GameStop  want to know what @citsecurities  is up to now? Rigging the markets to protect their predatory behavior so you LOSE; we filed a legal brief today to stop them. You can read it here:

SEC chair Gensler says agency will enforce rules 'aggressively' against bad actors

What is the latest "plague on our equity markets" ripping off retail investors & involving @citsecurities ? Read our legal brief here & our press release here to find out:

While @SEC_News  Chair Gensler has the power, he'll be under enormous industry & political pressure to NOT use it to protect investors & markets, but to let the rigged gambling continue; we must push back! @FSCDems  @GameStop  @reddit  @wallstreetbets  @wsbmod  @StonksReddit 

The legal brief supporting #SEC  re @IEX  D-Limit order is long, but this press release is shorter - the decision will be key for everyday investors like those on @RobinhoodApp  @reddit  @GameStop  ripped off by HFT predators like @citsecurities : 2/

Reforms to money market funds are needed & long overdue which is why we urged #SEC  to implement reforms to increase transparency & reduce the risk that #taxpayers  will have to bail out the industry--again. Learn more here

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Better Markets today filed an amicus brief w/ DC Circuit supporting @SEC  action that will help retail investors fight back against HFT abuse. Our Steve Hall said outcome of Citadel v. SEC case will have a "huge impact on everyday investors’ ability to protect their money."

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As @DennisKelleher1  says, “banks and corporations don’t commit crimes; bankers and executives do” & until they are punished severely & predictably b @SEC_News  @SEC_Enforcement  then th #WallSt  crime spree will continue ripping off investors: 3/ @thehill 

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