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To Guide or Not to Guide: That is the Question (Part 1)

Posted by on June 26th, 2013

…Or is it?  The question of whether or not to issue guidance for a public company is one that many management teams find difficult to answer.  On one hand, they want to be transparent with investors and analysts and help shape their expectations; on the other hand, a company’s stock price can be penalized if […]

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If the Miami Heat Went Public…

Posted by on June 24th, 2013

Thursday night, when Lebron James lifted not one, but two trophies over his head, I was remind how just a few weeks ago, I was up in Binghamton, NY, savoring what little I had left of my lackadaisical college lifestyle. In an effort to battle the entrapments of senioritis, my fellow fraternity brothers and I […]

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KCSA: Marcum Conference

Posted by on May 1st, 2013

After the financial crisis, there has been a lack of opportunities for smaller companies to showcase their progress and accomplishments to the Wall Street Community. The companies that are sub-$500 million in market cap are categorized as ‘small-cap’ or ‘micro-cap’ and are often neglected by members of both the buy and sell side community.  Yet, […]

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Private Stock Markets and Investor Relations

Posted by on April 29th, 2013

NASDAQ made headlines in March when it entered into a joint venture with SharesPost to create the NASDAQ Private Market (NPM), an exchange where investors can buy and sell the shares of privately-held companies.  NPM is not the first private stock market.  In fact, SharesPost and its main rival, SecondMarket, have offered similar platforms since […]

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Social Media And IR Communications

Posted by on April 26th, 2013

I had the opportunity and pleasure to participate as a panelist in an online event hosted by CommPro.biz entitled, “Investor Relations Leaders Debate SEC’s Latest Ruling on Social Media for Financial Disclosure.”  With me were other investor relations industry leaders including Business Wire’s  Cathy Baron Tamraz, Marketwired ‘s  Michael Nowlan, NASDAQ OMX’s Matt Farlie, NYSE’s […]

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