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The downfall of BitConnect and BitSequence: a brief explainer.

Crypto-scams, class action litigation, and securities regulation, oh, my! The story of millions of dollars in losses, and a class action lawsuit, starts with BitConnect allegedly hosting a once-legendary “trading bot” that was the core to a successfully advertised “profit-sharing” … Continue reading

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The Retail Detail: Get your financial market crash helmets out!

The markets are halted this weekend.  The halt is scheduled to end on Sunday, June 17th, 2012.  Could this lead to another “bank holiday?”  You be the judge. Here’s where I got the charts from: http://fxtrade.oanda.com/why/spreads/recent – select only the … Continue reading

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