There are structural issues in both the crypto and regulated worlds. But how deep and how frequent are they? Here is a review of Cryptos’ pros and cons.
The Cybercriminal underground community has a regulating authority!
It uses disciplinary procedures to reduce the risk for the overall community.
Option traders were charged by the SEC for ‘painting the tape’ on meme stock options after arbitraging exchanges on their Maker-Taker model. Explanations.
Somebody gave you an insider tip and you want to use options? Think again.
The SEC sees you coming. Good luck justifying yourself to a jury. The stick will hurt.
You remember our cryptocrook? Quant WizKid, market-neutral hedge fund, Cryptocurrency arbitrage great returns, $90m AUM… Except that it was a Ponzi.
His sentence just came out: 7½ years of jail. Here are the explanation & the context.
Virgin Galactic’s successful flight may have brought joy to Mr. Branson, but it will also bring some after-party headaches.
The entrepreneur and space explorer is accused of basic earthly financial misgivings for this same flight – a pretty serious insider trading issue.
Investors are not happy with Infinity-Q, the derivatives hedge fund that had a slight ‘mismarking’ and is now in a wind-down. We’ve learnt a few more things since the announcement.
Renaissance Technologies has agreed to pay $7bn in tax to the IRS. That’s a nice chunk of change, even for them.
Here is the issue at stake.
UBS got flack for recommending VIX ETFs to its clients. This suitability case has in fact deep roots in a significant ETF classification challenge: many product databases are mishandling the wide diversity of ETNs. Significant litigation is to be expected as a result.
When you are spoofing gold futures, don’t brag about it in chat rooms.
A few gold futures traders got one year in the clink for market manipulation.