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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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Investors beware: Spotify isn’t your average IPO

“For investors who have been wanting to buy into one of the world’s largest music streaming services, the wait may soon be over” reports foxbusiness.com. Pairing its financial issues with legal question marks and stacked competition make for a potentially hazardous investment for new buyers when Spotify stock becomes available. Source: foxbusiness.com Share This:

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US SEC warns ‘extreme caution’ over cryptocurrency investments

“The head of the US Securities and Exchange Commission has warned bitcoin and other cryptocurrency investors to beware of scams and criminal activity in the sector” writes Alex Hern for theguardian.com. Under Clayton, who joined the SEC in January following a nomination from President Trump, the Commission has been cautiously expanding its enforcement of cryptocurrency regulation. In deciding not to impose a penalty, the Commission recognised that the company stopped the ICO quickly, immediately returned the proceeds before issuing tokens, and cooperated with the investigation.”.  Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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Why the rapid rise of trendy co-working offices in London is ‘something to beware of’

“That, he said, is “something really to beware of, because we’ve been through this previously” writes Thomas Colson for businessinsider.com. LONDON — The rapid take-up of office space by flexible operators is “something to beware of,” because its relative novelty means it not cycle-tested, according to Kevin McCauley, head of London research at commercial property firm CBRE. Speaking at a CBRE event in London on Tuesday, he said: “[Flexible operators] been accumulating a lot of space, they’re all in expansion, and … they’re not cycle-tested.”.  Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Mueller’s moves send message to other potential targets: Beware, I’m coming

“Second, the charges may be tough to defend because they involve not reporting bank accounts on tax forms for multiple years” reports washingtonpost.com. And the message is: ‘We are coming, and we are not playing, and we are not bluffing.’ ’’ Cotter pointed to several details in the Manafort indictment that suggest how steep a climb it will be to beat the charges.Nanavati said a key change in U.S. tax enforcement that began in 2008 — going after foreign bank accounts controlled by Americans — probably played an important role in…

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Investors beware: Not all indexes are the same

“In fact, the performance of both growth-oriented U.S. equity indexes and value indexes can be strikingly different, depending on which index provider you choose to use” writes Paul A for marketwatch.com. As I mentioned earlier, the market often has periods when large-cap stocks outperform small-cap ones; and oftentimes, growth stocks outperform value stocks.For one example, Morningstar may require — and in fact requires — companies to be profitable to qualify for its value indexes.For investors, the bad news is that you have to look beyond the titles of indexes, mutual…

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Uber beware: Didi-backed Taxify is coming after you in London

“In order to encourage Londoners to download and use the app, Taxify is offering a 50% discount to riders during September” writes Gianluca Mezzofiore for mashable.com. The app raised $5.5 billion in April and was valued at $50 billion—compared to Uber’s $70 billion.Estonian company Taxify, backed by China’s Didi Chuxing, is launching in the UK capital with the outright aim of snatching thousands of drivers and passengers away from Uber.A new ride-sharing app is ready to give Uber a headache, at least in London. Source: mashable.com Share This:

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