Short Sellers Face Extinction Threat Following Massive Stock Surges

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FIA Hall of Fame member Dr. Henry Jarecki is making headlines in The Wall Street Journal and the New York Post after being named in a lawsuit alleging his involvement in Jeffrey Epstein‘s sex-trafficking ring. The 91-year-old renowned psychiatrist stands accused of raping a woman who sought psychiatric help from him, shedding light on a disturbing narrative.

Meanwhile, CFTC Commissioner Caroline D. Pham is scheduled to speak at Commodity Trading Week Americas today at 1:30 p.m. (EDT) at The Stamford Hotel in Stamford, CT. In her fireside chat, Commissioner Pham will address the CFTC’s Global Markets Advisory Committee recommendations, touching on topics such as Basel III endgame bank capital proposals, geopolitical risk, and commodity market volatility.

In an episode of the FIA MarketVoice Podcast titled “Moneyball and Markets: The Crossover of Finance and Sports,” a panel from FIA Boca 2024 explored the intersection of financial markets and professional sports. The discussion delved into various themes, including the use of data and analytics in player and team valuation, team ownership as an investment avenue, the role of sovereign wealth funds in sports, and the rising influence of gambling in sports. Moderated by Don Wilson, CEO and founder of DRW Holdings, the panel featured industry experts Doug Cifu, Mike DeBartolo, Tyler Epp, and Ryan McKillen.

Exchange Analytics has launched new compliance courses focusing on Sanctions, Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption (FCPA), and Preventing Financial Exploitation of Specified Adults. Interested individuals can find more information about these courses on exchangeanalytics.com.

Finally, ongoing issues with CME Group Facebook Groups persist as a member recounts an encounter with administrator Bobby Alpert. Despite positive feedback for calling out Alpert’s actions, the entire thread was mysteriously deleted, and attempts to seek clarification were met with silence. This incident raises questions about transparency and accountability within the group.