In today's equity markets, the devil’s in the details. This is a podcast for traders, asset managers, and anyone who wants to understand the machinations, politics, and incentive structures underpinning our shared markets.
With irreverence and insight, IEX’s Ronan Ryan and John “JR” Ramsay hold court on market structure and best execution with Wall Street’s most savvy market practitioners, sharing their insiders’ view on how Wall Street really works. You'll never trade the same way again.
Bitcoin Bull, Bitcoin Bear with Lyn Alden and Mike Green
As part of our first #BoxesAndLinesLIVE event, Lyn Alden and Mike Green joined Ronan and JR for an in-depth discussion of all things Bitcoin, from the underlying purpose, to security concerns, to the regulatory environment. Whether you’re a bull or a bear, the discussion is sure to leave you with food for thought and perhaps some arguments for your next barroom (or Twitter) debate. Recorded March 24.
The Geopolitics of Oil Markets with Helima Croft of RBC Capital Markets
Helima Croft, Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets, joins Ronan and JR to break down the geopolitical issues impacting oil markets today, from OPEC to the major areas of focus for the Biden administration to the dynamics of renewables (recorded March 18).
A Not Unprecedented Year with Spencer Mindlin of Aite Group
Aite Group Senior Analyst, Capital Markets Spencer Mindlin joins Ronan and JR to dig into the market structure topics shaping up to take the spotlight in 2021 from short selling to settlement cycles to the shrinking universe of private companies.
Minimum Quantity with Tori Dewey and Sean Spector of IEX Exchange
IEX’s very own Sean Spector and Tori Dewey join Ronan and JR to debunk the conventional wisdom of minimum quantity with cold, hard data. Tune in to see Ronan and JR field a pop quiz on odd lots and stay for the breakdown of the impact of minimum quantity on adverse selection, information leakage, and opportunity cost. Want more on min quant? Check on Tori and Sean’s full blog series here: https://medium.com/boxes-and-lines/do-minimum-quantities-maximize-performance-b376025a73cd (https://medium.com/boxes-and-lines/do-minimum-quantities-maximize-performance-b376025a73cd)
Crypto Intro, with Frank Chaparro of The Block
Frank Chaparro, Director of News at The Block, stops by to school Ronan and JR on the latest topics in crypto and digital assets, including the maturation of Bitcoin, institutional adoption of cryptocurrencies, the regulatory outlook, and comparisons to “traditional markets.”
The Future of Wall Street Culture, with Occupy A Job on Wall Street
The anonymous protagonist of the “Occupy a Job on Wall Street” stories and podcast joins Ronan and JR to discuss his career beginnings, how Wall Street has transformed over the years, and his predictions for the future of trading, automation, and more (recorded January 12).