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Google and its advertising post GDPR. Brokers beware that controls will launch on Monday, May 7 for DFP

“We encourage you to use these controls to choose your preferred list of ad technology providers” reports financefeeds.com. I guess the decision is to protect the EU retail markets, but, what will small traders who prefer leverage 1:500 do?. The full list of ad technology providers featured in those controls is available in the Help Center for DFP/AdX, AdSense, and AdMob.The commonly used list comprises the ad technology providers associated with the most revenue to publishers from EEA users from all programmatic demand sources. Source: financefeeds.com Share This:

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Intel, beware: AMD is a different company than it was just two years ago

“AMD AMD, -2.65% claimed as much as a 50% share at component-specific retailers in 2017 and a resulting rise in market share to 12% in the fourth quarter from 9.9% a year earlier” writes Ryan Shrout for marketwatch.com. In graphics, AMD launched several consumer and professional products based on its Vega architecture, bringing the company back into the competitive world of high-end gaming.Nvidia NVDA, -3.20%  maintains market share leadership, but AMD is back in the game. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Beware these 3 types of financial advisers, says this industry veteran

“Many Americans understand they may need to engage a financial adviser but struggle with how to find one” writes William M for marketwatch.com. Regulators demand that advisers know their clients for the purpose of making appropriate recommendations.In my 30-plus years in the financial services business, I’ve been associated with some of the finest people in the industry, and fortunately these good people are in the majority.You might seek out an adviser with industry credentials, but if you have a caring and competent adviser, this may not be necessary.Novices, certainly more…

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Fantasy owners should beware of overvalued Rangers slugger

“He had the third-highest average exit velocity (94.0), his homers traveled an average of 422.2 feet and his .372 isolated power trailed just Stanton and Judge” reports nypost.com. Worth it: Baltimore’s Trey Mancini (167.84, $16) is an affordable player capable of hitting for average and power, and he is eligible at multiple positions. Source: nypost.com Share This:

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Beware, the IRS is looking for these red flags this tax season

“Also see: The tipping point: When to use tax software instead of seeing a professional The IRS can audit returns up to three years old” writes Alessandra Malito for marketwatch.com. The IRS allows hobby deductions for expenses, up to the amount of income generated by that hobby.In more serious cases, taxpayers could also be brought to trial and face criminal charges of tax evasion or fraud.But the IRS charges a 10% penalty (on top of the tax paid on the withdrawal) when none of those exceptions are met.That doesn’t mean…

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Beware these cryptocurrency dangers, say European regulators

“The regulators outlined multiple dangers for virtual currency investors, namely around volatility and the lack of transparency” writes Aaron Hankin for marketwatch.com. European regulators warned investors Monday about the risks associated with owning virtual currencies.Read: Bitcoin may not be done collapsing, but it has bounced back from worse Where do the risks lie?. Recently, Goldman Sachs said there is a probable chance that most major cryptocurrencies won’t exist within a decade. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Beware! Aggressive Israeli affiliate marketing scammers now switching from binary options leads to ICO and crypto leads

“Since the rise of the insidious binary options businesses which have swept like a tsunami across various countries, running roughshod over the law and reveling in doing so, a vast underworld which is based on, and was started by, the binary options business exists” reports financefeeds.com. FinanceFeeds has been researching this closely, and has been targeted by some of these networks, all of whom have been working in the binary options business.In short, they generate revenue by bringing leads to crypto and ICO scammers, hence a massive conflict of interest. Source:…

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During government shutdowns, beware the Washington whiners

“First off, in the D.C. area at least, federal employees tend to take home very good paychecks” writes Tom Rogan for washingtonexaminer.com. It’s incredibly tedious but inevitable: whenever the government shuts down, federal employees whine about their pay being delayed for a week or so.So yes, government shutdowns might not be the preference of government employees, but neither are they Armageddon.Yet though it may be politically incorrect to say so, many federal employees retain a better equivalent salary+pension+benefits package than they would from a similar private sector position. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share…

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