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Why Is There A Q On My Ticker Symbol?

When a company is involved in bankruptcy proceedings, the letter “Q” is added to the end of the company’s stock ticker/trading symbol. More often than not, bankruptcy is the kiss of death for a public company. In most… Read More

What is a Sponsoring Market Maker?

  The last step in a going public transaction is for the company to receive a stock trading or ticker symbol from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”).  For a company to obtain its ticker symbol, a sponsoring market maker (“Sponsoring… Read More

Market Makers in Going Public Matters l Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog The last step in going public transactions is most often obtaining a stock trading or ticker symbol from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”). For a company to obtain a ticker, a market maker must file… Read More