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Mom Was Right, They Are Our Nation’s Best
by Sam Belden on May 25, 2020 at 5:31 pm
Tomorrow is Memorial Day, a day of reflection and honoring those who paid the ultimate price to protect our nation and way of life. As we remember those who served so honorably our thoughts will undoubtedly wander across a range of images and events. For me, Memorial Day will always bring recollection of a conversation… Read more The post Mom Was Right, They Are Our Nation’s Best appeared first on Security Traders Association.
Times Like These
by Sam Belden on May 19, 2020 at 9:15 pm
by Chris Halverson, STA Chairman For most of us, the past few months have felt like Groundhog Day, the classic Bill Murray movie where Phil Connors (Murray) relives the same day over and over in a seemingly endless loop. Thanks to the pandemic, our days are now spent largely in captivity, filled with repetitious tasks (think virtual meetings).… Read more The post Times Like These appeared first on Security Traders Association.
Being a Role Model Parent During the Pandemic
by Sam Belden on May 19, 2020 at 5:41 pm
By Julie AndressKeyBanc Capital Markets, STA WIF Co-Chair Earlier this month we celebrated Mother’s Day, thanking moms for being exceptional role models to their children. Today parents are having to take on more roles than ever — teacher, playmate, dance coach, just to name a few. If you’re a parent working in the financial services… Read more The post Being a Role Model Parent During the Pandemic appeared first on Security Traders Association.
by Dawn Combs on May 18, 2020 at 5:41 pm
Chairman CAPISAffiliate: Dallas Chris Halverson has 22 years of experience in financial services. In 1999, he began working for Capital Institutional Services, Inc. (CAPIS), a Dallas-based institutional broker/dealer. Prior to that, Mr. Halverson was a commodities trader at the Chicago Board of Trade, advising institutional accounts on hedging in the futures markets. He joined the DSTA… Read more The post Chris Halverson appeared first on Security Traders Association.
To All College Seniors: Please Reach Out
by Sam Belden on May 7, 2020 at 7:56 pm
by Jim Toes The Graduate is an American classic based on the novel of the same name by Charles Webb. The film tells the story of 21-year-old Benjamin Braddock, (played by Dustin Hoffman), a recent college graduate who has no idea of what to do with his life and is constantly being asked by his parents about his… Read more The post To All College Seniors: Please Reach Out appeared first on Security Traders Association.
Open Call – Road to Modernize the Over-the-Counter Market
by Sam Belden on May 4, 2020 at 5:41 pm
STA Open Call — April 29, 2020 Road to Modernize the Over-the-Counter Market Jacob Rappaport, INTL FCStoneDan Zinn, OTC Markets Executive Summary In September 2019, the SEC announced proposed amendments designed to modernize Rule 15c2-11 and enhance investor protection by requiring that current and publicly available issuer information is accessible to investors. The OTC market… Read more The post Open Call – Road to Modernize the Over-the-Counter Market appeared first on Security Traders Association.
by Sam Belden on April 29, 2020 at 4:39 pm
SEC Forms Cross-Divisional COVID-19 Market Monitoring Group The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the formation of an internal, cross-divisional COVID-19 Market Monitoring Group. This temporary, senior-level group will assist the Commission and its various divisions and offices in (1) Commission and staff actions and analysis related to the effects of COVID-19 on markets, issuers, and… Read more The post #GrassrootsGiving appeared first on Security Traders Association.
Supporting the Autism Community During the Coronavirus Crisis
by Sam Belden on April 24, 2020 at 8:37 pm
By Alison SingerPresident, Autism Science Foundation We at the Autism Science Foundation realize this is an incredibly challenging time for the thousands upon thousands of people who are stakeholders in our work to support autism research. In recent weeks, we have taken several steps to provide these individuals and families with direct support. All families are… Read more The post Supporting the Autism Community During the Coronavirus Crisis appeared first on Security Traders Association.
2019 Big Heart Award Recipient
by Dawn Combs on April 1, 2020 at 2:11 pm
Minnesota Security Dealers Association In 2019, the Minnesota Security Dealers Association (MSDA) contributed to the following charitable organizations: Children’s Cancer Research Fund The Hendrickson Foundation Second Harvest St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund Love Your Melon The post 2019 Big Heart Award Recipient appeared first on Security Traders Association.
From the Hill and #EachforEqual
by Sam Belden on March 31, 2020 at 2:06 pm
Public Statement of SEC Chairman Jay Clayton for FSOC Open Meeting The women and men of the SEC are focused on two overriding issues: (1) we are facing a national challenge — an unprecedented health and safety crisis that requires all Americans, for the sake of all Americans, to significantly change our daily behavior, including behavior… Read more The post From the Hill and #EachforEqual appeared first on Security Traders Association.