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SEATTLE, WA, June 28, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Most retail investors and traders think of the stock market or financial markets as "Main Street" and "Wall Street." The Professionals of the market view the markets as Buy Side, Sell Side, and Retail.
This is the stereotypical impression of the market with a mere three Market Participant Groups:
- Sell Side Institutions are Money Center Banks like Citigroup, JP Morgan, and Bank of America, or Financial Services, market makers such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and State Street.
- Buy Side Institutions are those like Northern Trust, Vanguard, and CALSTRS, Mutual Funds and Pension funds.
- Retail Investors are anyone who is not a professional trading the markets.
Unfortunately, this type of Market Participant Group Cycle, which is a mild modification of the original Dow Theory, doesn't include the full contingent of Market Participant Groups present in the automated, institution dominated market structure of today...
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