Should retail investors get expanded access to private markets?

One of the hot button issues of the day, and something the government is now rethinking – should regular retail investors be given expanded access to the private markets? Josh and Michael tackle all the issues related to this topic in a new episode of Live from the Compound.

* Are there not enough publicly traded stocks to go around?

* Will retail investors find the next Facebook or merely get ripped off?

* Why would we want ordinary people to invest in areas with less transparency and oversight?

*Can ordinary investors possibly compete with venture capitalists and private equity firms for winning investment opportunities.

*Are there enough IPOs or is there a shortage, relative to history?

*Do companies stay private too long before the IPO these days?

….and a lot more.

Read Mike’s original post on the topic and see these amazing charts for a deeper dive
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  1. Should retail investors get expanded access to private markets? – Financial Solutions commented on Sep 27

    […] One of the hot button issues of the day, and something the government is now rethinking – should regular retail investors be given expanded access to the private markets? Josh and Michael tackle all the issues related to this topic in a new episode of Live from the Compound. * Are there not enough publicly traded stocks to go around? * Will retail investors find the next Facebook or merely get ripped off? * Why wou… Source: https://thereformedbroker.com/2018/09/27/should-retail-investors-get-expanded-access-to-private-mark… […]

  2. Stay In Your Investing Lane commented on Oct 17

    […] The government is throwing kerosene into the fire by thinking about letting Mom and Pop investors partake in private investments. […]