Topic: Current Events

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The SEC and DOJ dip a big toe into FinTwit
November 1, 2021—Regulators seem to be spending more time on FinTwit trying to flush out the bad actors who pump and dump small, thinly traded stocks to their thousands of followers. My latest piece for Bloomberg Opinion.

Is it a cult or a group of investors?
June 24, 2021—A seemingly routine filing made late on a Friday led me deep into the wilds of FinTwit. My latest piece for Bloomberg Opinion.

On Roblox going public
March 16, 2021—When Roblox went public last week, it proved that getting the attention of the under-13 set is a desirable demographic.

2020: The year in filings
January 5, 2021—2020 was a banner year for SEC filings with the number of filings increasing by 11% last year.

On Tesla filings: accident or not?
October 23, 2020—Why did Tesla change the way it files earnings releases to the SEC last year?

2019: The year in filings
January 6, 2020—There were over 650,000 filings made to the SEC in 2019. Here's some trends that we noticed.

Facebook tweaks its language — again
January 31, 2019—At the same time it reported record profits, Facebook tweaked its forward-looking statements.

2018: The year in filings
January 7, 2019—SEC filings in 2018 dropped modestly for the second year in a row.

Facebook pulls a three-card monte
April 25, 2018—Facebook tweaked its forward-looking statements when it released earnings earlier today to reflect some of the recent controversy it has been facing.

America’s dying malls weigh on retailers
June 5, 2017—Once the grand temples to American consumerism, malls are in a decline that seems to have accelerated in 2017.