Watchdog Transparency Blog

Watchdog Transparency Blog

In our Blog we take a critical look at public company disclosures and focus on issues surrounding transparency, reliability and accuracy. It you are looking for cheerleading, you have come to the wrong place. We rely on information from the best sources available to gain insight into companies and make predictions about what will happen in the future. Nothing in business is certain, so sometimes we will be wrong, but we will always be an independent voice telling you the truth as we see it. We offer Retail Investors our Research Reports for Free.

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Review of 2020's High-Risk Companies


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Five large-cap companies that we categorized as “high-risk” struggled throughout the year.

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FINRA May Change Rules of the Game for Online Brokers


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Recent guidance on “game-like” features from FINRA should concern every online broker.

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2020: Short Reports Fuel Lawsuits Against Chinese Companies


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There are more publicly traded companies from China on U.S. exchanges than from any other foreign country, including Canada. We have already covered how Chinese companies get delisted at higher rates than companies from other countries. Here we will look at the dramatic increase in securities class action lawsuits filed against Chinese companies over the past five years.

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ETF Growth Continues in 2020


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The sheer number of new ETFs created annually indicates that many of them many represent highly risky investment strategies.

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Are We Making the Same Mistakes with ETFs that We Made with CDOs?


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Most ETFs aren’t technically derivatives, but they may pose similar risks.

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Online Brokers are ... Not Brokers?


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Currently, online brokers are operating in a gray space. They seem to want to replace traditional brokers, as evidenced by their marketing and the services they offer. Yet they do not want to take on the responsibility of making suitable recommendations for investors.

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Who is Auditing SPACs?


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The number of SPACs exploded in 2020, exceeding the number of traditional IPOs for the first time ever. That growth looks like it will continue in 2021. SPACs have been around for a long time, however, they have only recently generated significant interest and capital.

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Total articles: 91(page 2 of 13 with 7 articles)
Watchdog Transparency Blog

Watchdog Transparency Blog

In our Blog we take a critical look at public company disclosures and focus on issues surrounding transparency, reliability and accuracy. It you are looking for cheerleading, you have come to the wrong place. We rely on information from the best sources available to gain insight into companies and make predictions about what will happen in the future. Nothing in business is certain, so sometimes we will be wrong, but we will always be an independent voice telling you the truth as we see it. We offer Retail Investors our Research Reports for Free.

Sign up to get all of our blogs delivered directly to your inbox.

Articles

Articles

Review of 2020's High-Risk Companies


Posted on

Five large-cap companies that we categorized as “high-risk” struggled throughout the year.

Posted in

FINRA May Change Rules of the Game for Online Brokers


Posted on

Recent guidance on “game-like” features from FINRA should concern every online broker.

Posted in

2020: Short Reports Fuel Lawsuits Against Chinese Companies


Posted on

There are more publicly traded companies from China on U.S. exchanges than from any other foreign country, including Canada. We have already covered how Chinese companies get delisted at higher rates than companies from other countries. Here we will look at the dramatic increase in securities class action lawsuits filed against Chinese companies over the past five years.

Posted in

ETF Growth Continues in 2020


Posted on

The sheer number of new ETFs created annually indicates that many of them many represent highly risky investment strategies.

Posted in

Are We Making the Same Mistakes with ETFs that We Made with CDOs?


Posted on

Most ETFs aren’t technically derivatives, but they may pose similar risks.

Posted in

Online Brokers are ... Not Brokers?


Posted on

Currently, online brokers are operating in a gray space. They seem to want to replace traditional brokers, as evidenced by their marketing and the services they offer. Yet they do not want to take on the responsibility of making suitable recommendations for investors.

Posted in

Who is Auditing SPACs?


Posted on

The number of SPACs exploded in 2020, exceeding the number of traditional IPOs for the first time ever. That growth looks like it will continue in 2021. SPACs have been around for a long time, however, they have only recently generated significant interest and capital.

Posted in
Total articles: 91(page 2 of 13 with 7 articles)
Watchdog Transparency Blog

Watchdog Transparency Blog

In our Blog we take a critical look at public company disclosures and focus on issues surrounding transparency, reliability and accuracy. It you are looking for cheerleading, you have come to the wrong place. We rely on information from the best sources available to gain insight into companies and make predictions about what will happen in the future. Nothing in business is certain, so sometimes we will be wrong, but we will always be an independent voice telling you the truth as we see it. We offer Retail Investors our Research Reports for Free.

Sign up to get all of our blogs delivered directly to your inbox.

Articles

Articles

Review of 2020's High-Risk Companies


Posted on

Five large-cap companies that we categorized as “high-risk” struggled throughout the year.

Posted in

FINRA May Change Rules of the Game for Online Brokers


Posted on

Recent guidance on “game-like” features from FINRA should concern every online broker.

Posted in

2020: Short Reports Fuel Lawsuits Against Chinese Companies


Posted on

There are more publicly traded companies from China on U.S. exchanges than from any other foreign country, including Canada. We have already covered how Chinese companies get delisted at higher rates than companies from other countries. Here we will look at the dramatic increase in securities class action lawsuits filed against Chinese companies over the past five years.

Posted in

ETF Growth Continues in 2020


Posted on

The sheer number of new ETFs created annually indicates that many of them many represent highly risky investment strategies.

Posted in

Are We Making the Same Mistakes with ETFs that We Made with CDOs?


Posted on

Most ETFs aren’t technically derivatives, but they may pose similar risks.

Posted in

Online Brokers are ... Not Brokers?


Posted on

Currently, online brokers are operating in a gray space. They seem to want to replace traditional brokers, as evidenced by their marketing and the services they offer. Yet they do not want to take on the responsibility of making suitable recommendations for investors.

Posted in

Who is Auditing SPACs?


Posted on

The number of SPACs exploded in 2020, exceeding the number of traditional IPOs for the first time ever. That growth looks like it will continue in 2021. SPACs have been around for a long time, however, they have only recently generated significant interest and capital.

Posted in
Total articles: 91(page 2 of 13 with 7 articles)
Watchdog Transparency Blog

Watchdog Transparency Blog

In our Blog we take a critical look at public company disclosures and focus on issues surrounding transparency, reliability and accuracy. It you are looking for cheerleading, you have come to the wrong place. We rely on information from the best sources available to gain insight into companies and make predictions about what will happen in the future. Nothing in business is certain, so sometimes we will be wrong, but we will always be an independent voice telling you the truth as we see it. We offer Retail Investors our Research Reports for Free.

Sign up to get all of our blogs delivered directly to your inbox.

Articles

Articles

Review of 2020's High-Risk Companies


Posted on

Five large-cap companies that we categorized as “high-risk” struggled throughout the year.

Posted in

FINRA May Change Rules of the Game for Online Brokers


Posted on

Recent guidance on “game-like” features from FINRA should concern every online broker.

Posted in

2020: Short Reports Fuel Lawsuits Against Chinese Companies


Posted on

There are more publicly traded companies from China on U.S. exchanges than from any other foreign country, including Canada. We have already covered how Chinese companies get delisted at higher rates than companies from other countries. Here we will look at the dramatic increase in securities class action lawsuits filed against Chinese companies over the past five years.

Posted in

ETF Growth Continues in 2020


Posted on

The sheer number of new ETFs created annually indicates that many of them many represent highly risky investment strategies.

Posted in

Are We Making the Same Mistakes with ETFs that We Made with CDOs?


Posted on

Most ETFs aren’t technically derivatives, but they may pose similar risks.

Posted in

Online Brokers are ... Not Brokers?


Posted on

Currently, online brokers are operating in a gray space. They seem to want to replace traditional brokers, as evidenced by their marketing and the services they offer. Yet they do not want to take on the responsibility of making suitable recommendations for investors.

Posted in

Who is Auditing SPACs?


Posted on

The number of SPACs exploded in 2020, exceeding the number of traditional IPOs for the first time ever. That growth looks like it will continue in 2021. SPACs have been around for a long time, however, they have only recently generated significant interest and capital.

Posted in
Total articles: 91(page 2 of 13 with 7 articles)

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