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May 22 · Issue #17 · View online

Exchange Invest is a unique information resource combining the day’s stories in a newsletter for investors in exchanges/financial markets infrastructure.


Exchange Invest was founded by former exchange CEO and author of the first bestselling book of fintech (“Capital Market Revolution!” FT 1999) Patrick L Young. Monday through Friday our daily paid subscriber email discusses the business of bourses of all kinds across the world.
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On this day in 1991 – Solomon Brothers trader Paul Mozer attempted to corner the U.S. Treasury market, illegally placing orders and buying 90% of the bills in the $12.26 billion auctions. The result would lead to a massive crisis at Solomon, turning Warren Buffett into its temporary chairman and nearly ruining the company. No one knew what Mozer had done until much later. However, newspapers reported strong demand for the bond auction. One trader described the auction as a “Very unusual auction” and that there seemed to be an “Isolated source of demand” for the securities. Little did they know, a rogue trader at the most infamous investment bank in Wall Street had broken the law.
BigWorld
From EI 2054, Wednesday 19th May:
“The quirks of the Western Sahara (a former Spanish territory claimed by Morocco but occupied in part by separatists) have been evident across the Spanish territories of Ceuta and Melilla this week due to a hospital bed. Said bed is occupied by Brahim Ghali, the leader of the Western Sahara’s Polisario Front who got there via a pseudonymous entry to Spain. Seemingly Madrid authorities were aware of his arrival. A furious Moroccan government perceiving Spain supporting separatism (oh the Catalan irony) have thus left their sides of the border unguarded leading to thousands attempting to land in the Spanish territories to the south of Gibraltar, (Children Among 6,000 Migrants In Desperate Swim From Morocco To Spanish Enclave).”
This Tuesday - Season Six of IPO-VID
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At The Sharp End of Prediction Markets
Flip Pidot is the founder and managing director of Sharp Square Capital, LLC, an alternative investment management firm specializing in event futures. For over a decade, Flip has been involved in the development, operation and evangelism of political event markets, as head of American Civics Exchange, producer of the prediction market content network OldBull.tv, and market curator at PredictIt.
Previously, Flip worked as an investment analyst for Boyar Asset Management and a Certified Fraud Examiner for Arthur Andersen. A graduate of Notre Dame (BA, economics) and UVA’s Darden School (MBA), Flip also holds a Series 3 license and is a CFA Charterholder.
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EI Weekly Podcast 095
A load of hot air? Emissions of value again in London as Coinbase’s results cannot stifle an accelerating stock slide.
Victory or Death
COVID-19 is a killer, can it kill your career, or is that the impact of fintech destroying your business? It’s a “Victory or Death” world of risk and opportunity…
20 years on from the first fintech bestseller “Capital Market Revolution!“… "Victory Or Death” is a must read for anyone interested in the intersection of Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and FinTech as part of the whole future of finance.
Macro Thoughts
COVID-19
Of Interest
Nasdaq
These days, microchips—not heavy-duty materials—make the world go round.
South China Morning Post
Loop News Jamaica
Comparatively the only thing giving these kinds of returns is the Jamaica Stock Exchange (which is experiencing a downturn) and US exchanges.
South China Morning Post
VICE
Last Word
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Have a great week in life and markets!
Patrick.
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