"Retail investors" Category

Hype or Hush: The Pros and Cons of Going Public Part 3: Tick Size

Posted On June 24, 2015 | by Kristine Walczak

Today’s stock market is nearly transaction cost-free and overrun by trading schemes that can displace individual investors. While competition reduces trading costs for investors, it can have negative consequences for IPOs. Tick size, or the price increment […]

Shoppers, Get Ready! Small Cap Retailers to Watch

Posted On November 19, 2013 | by AllenCaron

With Black Friday right around the corner, retailers are gearing up, “leaking” ads or outright publishing them. Much ado has been made over Wal-Mart’s controversial Thanksgiving evening hours, though 38% of shoppers still plan to shop on […]

Peter A. Blackwood is a Managing Director, and heads the Technology & Media investment banking group at Philadelphia-based Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a bank whose roots go back to 1832, and probably the most prominent mid-Atlantic regional […]


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