Tag Archives: social media

#FinTok and Financial Regulation

By | October 27, 2022

Technology moves fast, and the law often struggles to keep up. This is particularly true in consumer finance, where new ways of constructing and delivering financial products and services can quickly outpace traditional regulatory frameworks. Indeed, the policy attention garnered by the financial technology (fintech) sector is largely focused on how best to regulate new… Read More »

INSIDER TRADING AS A RESPONSE TO SOCIAL-MEDIA-DRIVEN TRADING

By | July 1, 2021

Expressive Trading and Markets The phenomenon of social-media-driven trading (SMD trading) entered the public consciousness earlier this year when GameStop’s stock price was driven up two orders of magnitude by a “hivemind” of individual investors coordinating their actions via social media. Some believe that GameStop’s price is artificially high and is destined to fall. Yet the stock prices of… Read More »