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6 Major Banks Named in Last Look Lawsuits

6 Major Banks Named in Last Look Lawsuits

New York-based Alpari US LLC has filed ‘Last Look’ lawsuits against six major U.S. banks in New York federal court recently. The law firm handling the case is the same firm that is suing Deutsche Bank AG and won $50 million from Barclays PLC over...

Infographic: Crowdfunding Total Funding Volume

Infographic: Crowdfunding Total Funding Volume

Analyzing Crowdfunding Total Funding Volume Crowdfunding has become a popular alternative method for fundraising that has allowed an individual or company to bring an idea to life without going through the traditional fundraising channels such as...

Bitcoin Fraud Charges Filed by SEC

Bitcoin Fraud Charges Filed by SEC

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed investment fraud charges against the founder of a purported Bitcoin platform and a chain of co-working spaces. The Bitcoin fraud charges allege that the fraudster bilked investors out of...

Could a Digital Currency Index Be the Future?

Could a Digital Currency Index Be the Future?

Digital Currencies May Need An Index As of June 2017, the collective market value of all digital currencies surpassed $100 billion for the first time. One major contributing factor, according to CoinMarketCap.com, is that there currently are well...

Coinbase Will Pay Back Ethereum Flash Crash Losses

Coinbase Will Pay Back Ethereum Flash Crash Losses

In late June when a trader sold a large position in Ethereum, Bitcoin’s rival digital currency, the result was devastating for some investors causing what is now called Ethereum Flash Crash. The sale affected those on the Coinbase-owned exchange...

What to Know about Bitcoin Fraud While Investing

What to Know about Bitcoin Fraud While Investing

How to Avoid Bitcoin Fraud  The electronic currency Bitcoin has been gaining popularity among investors and speculators alike. As a result, the attention has attracted fraudsters. Similar to other forms of globally traded currencies, consumers...