๐Ÿ“š Due Diligence

When a Clearing Member fails, the OCC's domino falls before other Clearing Members

OCC Proposes Reducing Margin Requirements To Prevent A Cascade of Clearing Member Failures. A template to comment to the SEC included. Comments due by February 15th, 2024.

Good afternoon! In a follow-up to my previous posts u/WhatCanIMakeToday has dug into it all and written a brilliant follow-up post with a template to comment to the SEC and given me permission to repost their post here. The OCC is once again proposing rules to can kick MOASS
dismal-jellyfish ๐Ÿงฑ Market Reform

โš ๏ธ โ—๏ธ UK Economic Secretary Bim Afolami's RRG & Pension Insurance Corp. are teaming up to petition for "significant power" over independent UK regulators - looks like they want control over the financial markets.

It looks like the UK Government and the Pensions could be in trouble, and the Economic Secretary to the UK Treasury: Bim Afolami is at risk of using his position as Economic Secretary to get more momentum behind the proposals as being put forward by a Regulatory Reform Group (that
kibblepigeon ๐Ÿ“ˆ Macroeconomics

UK's pursuit of market control intensifies & ๐ŸšจUK Economic Secretary Bim Afolami (currently under investigation over payments for chairing a pressure group that lobbied UK PM Rishi Sunak) responds to our letter.

And here we go, ready to deep dive into Part 2. Big shout out to u/Nisja who reached out to their MP to source this response - you're a legend ๐Ÿ™ Heroic investors across the UK have been reaching out to their local representatives to ask how shareholders can get
kibblepigeon ๐Ÿ’ก Education

Britain is bankrupt, MPs aren't keeping pace with advocacy efforts and we're still battling for shareholder rights! Check out what's got the UK's knickers in a financial twist ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Howdy all, and so begins the new year! Let's recap with where we left off in 2023 as we look ahead to 2024 together - ever in the quiet confidence that MOASS will one day be tomorrow. UK shareholders ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿฆ have been reaching out to both the HM Treasury and their
kibblepigeon ๐Ÿ’ก Education
$1 in every $4 dollars to be spent online this holiday season

A breakdown: forecasts suggest $1 in every $4 dollars to be spent online this holiday season, with expectations of 9.4% annual growth in online sales, all while RCEO drives a pivot from brick-and-mortar to technology driven!

Source: https://www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence/en/news-insights/latest-news-headlines/encouraging-holiday-sales-forecasts-making-retailers-spirits-bright-79705381 Highlights: * Peak retail season, which is the months of November and December combined, is expected to generate 2.8% more in holiday retail sales than in 2022, adjusted for an expected 0.5% increase in retail prices, according to a
dismal-jellyfish ๐Ÿ“š Due Diligence
Financial Stability Board releases report

Financial Stability Board releases report on Financial Stability Implications of Multifunction Crypto-asset Intermediaries. Tokens (remember all those GME crypto tokens?) called out as interconnected-contagion risk!

Wut Mean?: * MCIs generate revenue through proprietary trading and investments, including in self-issued crypto-assets. * They often operate from offshore financial centers, are privately owned, and lack transparency in corporate structure, financial accounts, and product/service descriptions. * In some cases, this opacity seems intentional, hindering understanding of their activities and risks.
dismal-jellyfish ๐Ÿ“š Due Diligence