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When Hedge Funds Try and Cheat the System

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Hedge funds have a history of trying to use cheat codes to steal money from either companies or retail investors and fatten their wallets. One of the more popular tactics they use is shorting stocks, for some short them so much that it can bankrupt the business. Less often do we see people fighting against these shorts causing a squeeze on the stock, causing the price to skyrocket. These squeezes can be so damaging to the market, that they may even cause the market to crash. It's also important to review these past squeezes and compare them to the situation that has been going on with GME since January. The Volkswagen squeeze is one of the more famous squeezes to happen as it caused some hedge funds to take massive losses, as well as the squeeze occurring in the middle of the 2008 global financial crisis. So what happened? Volkswagen was in the process of being acquired by Porsche, which caused its ordinary shares to rise in price while its preference shares to stay the same. Hedge

The House of Fraud

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As time goes on Wall Street's game of bankrupting beloved businesses in order to make absurd amounts of money is scrutinized more and more. A Reddit post by u/AndiCat sheds some light on this whole situation. They break down every illegal and predatory tactic that Citadel and other hedge funds have been using for years now. You can find the Reddit post here , it’s quite lengthy but it’s in-depth and worth a read. The first item on the list is payment for order-flow and frontrunning. Payment for order-flow is when a brokerage firm (Robinhood) gets paid by a market maker (Citadel) to direct their users' orders towards the market maker. Citadel can then use the information they are getting from these orders by front-running stocks, buying or selling a stock based on that insider information, and making billions. As we all know using insider information is a big no-no for trading on the stock market and yet Citadel hasn’t even gotten punished for this. The only retribution I could

Bitcoin Crash Over, Bitcoin Revolution On

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  Welcome to the Bitcoin Revolution where there is never a dull moment. This story contains my newest crypto market update. From DOGE to BTC, here is where I think we are headed in the short term. You all read the headlines about how Elon Musk, the super villain has been meddling in the crypto markets. He keeps pumping DOGE which is not good for the crypto community. People are attracted to Dogecoin because it has a low price and quick gains. Fundamentally, it is not a secure coin compared to Bitcoin and does not have the network effect. Some idiot bought DOGE will his credit card and made money. This is not a smart idea as he could have lost his entire life savings. If I owed DOGE, I would say to sell it and buy BTC to preserve wealth. My mailman just loaded up on DOGE which makes me think it's done. If you don't see the sucker, you are the sucker. Most alt coins don't stay in the Top 10 for long. Musk also posted on Twitter how he thinks Bitcoin is bad for the environment

Is GME the Forbearer of the Market Crashing?

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The Reddit post titled “Are we Headed Toward a Hype-Induced Market Crash?” written by an anonymous user has predicted a crash of untold proportions. The author wrote a summary which I will include but I suggest reading the whole article to get a deeper understanding of why they believe this, and the evidence that they provided. Here’s the summary: An ongoing battle between retail investors on reddit speculating on GameStop stock (and other “meme stocks”) and malicious hedge funds who are manipulating the stock market using counterfeit shares is about to come to a climax and uncoil a tightly wound spring of debt, fraud, and corruption. The situation appears so dire that the mechanisms in place to control the debt that the malicious hedge funds have accumulated, should they default (get margin called), are not adequate and are about to fail. The government has taken notice and is signaling that they are about to close the loophole that allows for counterfeit shares and enforce the rules

GameStop Profit Potential, What Analysts Think.

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GameStop, the American highest street shop, selling games, consoles and other electronics is a step ahead in growth strategy and profitability. In a recent press release, it's forward-looking statements, reveals expected benefits from debt reduction. As presented to the SEC, this includes future plans to handle potential risks that could affect the company business and financial reports. Taking this further positions GME on a path to great transformation, strengthening its footprint, reducing costs, debt and driving e-commerce growth. Why Investors Should Pay Close Attention to GME Stock Investors in the market need to pay more attention to GameStop stock based on its market volatility. Though this may seem a good reason not to invest, following what was cited by Robinhood in a recent blog. In a blog posted on January 28, Robinhood stated it was preventing users from buying stock from several companies which included GameStop, due to market volatility. Well, this may be a sincere

Crypto Death Spiral Incoming

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The crypto bull run has been a free ride, 2021 experienced the greatest bubble so far, how long will this last? This current trend seems difficult to understand, and different from other times, a bunch of people live in disbelief of this new phase. A lot of manipulations seem to be happening in the markets, the stock price is influenced, the crypto prices look like a rising bubble. The pump and dumps cause investors to think the stock market is being rigged. Technically, the stock market should function according to supply and demand, but there are some disadvantages for retail investors. Some bad hedge funds are manipulating the stock market by creating shares from thin air using naked shorts, attempting to bankrupt good companies. What Solutions Do We Have For The Financial Markets? There is a need for an awakening in the US markets, when the fundamentals adjust to the new reality, we will see a financial meltdown similar or worse to the financial crisis of 2008. Many experts have

Business Partners Needed

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Jared is looking for Business Partners to execute on his various projects and collaborate. If you have significant start-up expertise please contact him. Please include in the message what you can bring to the table. In exchange, Jared may provide equity in his company Web Marketing LLC, along with other types of compensation. Let's grow together. Be prepared to sweat. The web is a very competitive place and success will require a significant time investment and other work. If you are an expert in Cryptocurrencies even better. Jared feels there are huge opportunities in the Crypto space as this is a very young industry and is not saturated at all. Some roles to be filled are: Crypto Finance Blockchain Web Developer Crypto Copywriter Angel Investor Fundraiser Feel free to connect and message Jared via Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaredschlar/ or other channels if preferred. After making contact, Jared will reply to you with more

Seeking Crypto Analyst Role

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Jared is looking for a Crypto Analyst role within a larger organization, ideally a Crypto Hedge Fund. He brings to the table Digital Marketing Strategist experience after running his own company (Web Marketing LLC) along with experience investing in many coins and tokens since 2014. Jared is an expert in Peer to Peer Lending and has invested in Pre-IPO companies as well as the Stock Market. He is talented at finding creative solutions in the alternative investment space and capitalizing on found opportunities. Jared also has a Finance Degree from Northeastern University, having graduated in 2009 with honors. He has worked previously in the Portfolio Administration function at BlackRock, Inc. Please contact him via Linkedin with opportunities:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaredschlar/  He can also receive messages at 1.203.548.7736.

HandCash - Bitcoin Wallet App Interview

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I recently had the opportunity to interview Alex Agut , Product Designer from HandCash  to see what it is all about. I am very impressed with the professionalism, quality and speed of this Bitcoin Wallet. In this interview, Alex is nice enough to answer my questions in Q: / A: format about holding cryptocurrency on your cell phone. Readers will find our conversation full of product details and I learned a great deal about HandCash and their future prospects. Overall this makes me very optimistic about Bitcoin SV (BSV) and HandCash in general. ($JARED Handle) Jared: Where did you come up with the idea for HandCash ?  Alex: My cofounder and friend Rafa and I have been working together in other projects and apps for a few years, and we’ve always liked experimenting with new technologies and create small MVPs that can demonstrate value of some sort. In summer of 2017 we started digging into Bitcoin and we thought: “Why do they call it peer to peer digital cash if it doesn’

What Is The Blockchain?

Blockchain (i.e. Blockchain Technology i.e. The Blockchain) is a computer network that works by being shared freely among and used by many participants. The idea behind blockchain is that there are times when it is beneficial to have a permanent record of transactions. Those transactions can be the purchasing of property, the sale of goods or services, or the exchange of currencies. In its simplest form, a blockchain is just a list of transactions using a medium of exchange. In its initial implementation, that medium was a "coin" called a Bitcoin. Subsequently, many other coins were created and those coins are all used in their own blockchain. As of December 22, 2018, CoinMarketCap lists 2067 coins/tokens ( https://coinmarketcap.com/all/views/all/ ). On the most basic level, they are all mediums of exchange for transactions that are put on a list. This list is called a ledger and this is intuitive as transactions are frequently economic. When new transactions occur, they

Bitcoin ABC or Bitcoin SV?

This article was written by Greg Wyche . This does not represent the opinion of Jared Schlar. Bitcoin prices fell significantly on 11/14, as a response to the impending fork by bitcoin cash, according to Brian Kelly [1], CEO and Founder of cryto-investment corporation BKCM LLC. [2] Ars Technica reported a 24 hour decline of over 12% Wednesday. [4] Meanwhile, Roger Ver of Bitcoin ABC alleges that November 3rd, Roger Ver sent him a vitriolic e-mail, expressing his willingness to freeze trading of Bitcoin Cash for 2 years, that he hates Ver and that he would prefer Bitcoin "die" rather than become dominated by Bitcoin ABC. He states that he regards the conflict between SV and ABC as a war and that Ver is his enemy. [3] One wonders if a large 687,000 transaction spike on Aug 1st, described by the BCH stress test team through twitter as proof of BCH's scalability [11] will make an impression that lends confidence to those users who believe that Bitcoin Cash is already c

How Do I Run Ads On Bitcoin Cash With Memopay?

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I recently had to opportunity to speak with TracySpacy, Founder of  Memopay , a new and very unique advertising network built on a the Bitcoin Cash blockchain. This project is a service which allows business to send messages and run ad campaigns targeted directly to BCH users. Intrigued? Read on to learn more about how this could be a game-changer for driving BCH adoption in the long term and for disrupting the way businesses run ads and communicate with their customers. Jared: How did you come up with the idea for memopay? Please provide a bit of background about yourself and your team (if applicable). TracySpacy: Memopay initially started as an extension to the memo.cash social network. It allows people to send funds to any BCH address outside of the memo.cash network (which was not possible before). One day, one of the memopay users from the BCH community asked if there was a way to add a note to the payment. The question made us think that adding a note to payments might