As the nation’s top markets regulator, Mr. Gensler was always going to be busy. But he was nominated during the unexpected trading frenzy in so-called meme stocks like GameStop and AMC Entertainment, which was driven in part by commission-free trading apps. He was confirmed for a five-year term on the day the crypto exchange Coinbase went public, a sign that the once-fringe industry was rapidly moving into the mainstream.
“No one could be really prepared for a job like this,” Mr. Gensler, 64, told DealBook in an interview this week….
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