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Future of Bitcoin Futures: CME Gives Details, Regulator Pushes Back

Finance Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group Inc (CME) left a cryptic note atop its more detailed explanation of how bitcoin futures would be rolled out. Red emblazoned, it stated: “Effective Q4 2017, and pending all relevant regulatory review periods, please be advised that CME will launch Bitcoin futures.” Q4, the last three months of the year, […]

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Nearly a decade after Bernie Madoff, Americans are still losing their life savings to Ponzi schemes

Getty Images Bernie Madoff in 2009. There are dozens of new schemes brought to light every month.Charles Ponzi, Bernie Madoff and, well, fill in the blank. Swindlers who pretend to invest the money of their victims are still doing brisk business. There’s the bitcoin Ponzi scheme, the fake venture capitalist Ponzi scheme and even the […]

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A Closer Look at How Three of the Biggest Scamcoins Lure Its Investors

Op-Ed Run-ups of the kind bitcoin is having in price and valuation make fertile ground for scams. Scams are valuable and very teachable moments. Skin in the game, by having plunked hard-earned cash down to see a return on investment, means vigilance and due diligence are musts.    Also read: GAW/Paycoin CEO Josh Garza Held Liable […]

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Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 2: Technology Meets Anarchy. Both Profit (Part 2)

Featured The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations.Section 1: The Trusted Third Party ProblemChapter 2: Monetary Theoryby Wendy McElroy Technology Meets Anarchy. Both Profit (Chapter 2, Part 2) Bitcoin is the catalyst for peaceful anarchy and freedom. It was built as a reaction against corrupt governments and financial institutions. It was not solely created […]

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