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Dogecoin Rap unwrap – social media push crypto to a new high price.

Dogecoin Rap unwrap – social media push crypto to a new high price.

The Dogecoin Rap video is funny and right on cue, if you listen carefully. But crypto can only go up via social media advertising, experts say.

We have seen such exuberance in the past. But now the GameStop Redditors who bankrupted hedge funds say that Dogecoin is next.

It very much looks like a “pump”, as in “pump-and-dump”.

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Roaring Kitty is a Wall Street lion

Roaring Kitty is a Wall Street lion

‘Roaring Kitty’, the rebel redittor behind GameStop, is actually a registered principal. His actions and background will harm him, his employer, and will change the industry.

This post explains Keith Gill’s actions, his investment and his supervisory background, and the responsibility of his employer, as they are stated in the class action lawsuit. We ask questions and ponder the long-term consequences.

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Are the Robinhood traders going after the VIX?

Are the Robinhood traders going after the VIX?

‘When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results.” Warren Buffett

Three good notes from the derivatives research teams of Morgan Stanley, Société Générale, and Nomura point to a potential squeeze in the VIX, as a result of the increasing retail activism. This technical post explains the contents of the research papers. Spoiler alert, yes, the VIX is prone to a squeeze.

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My grateful thanks to Gary Cohen, financier and social media extraordinaire

My grateful thanks to Gary Cohen, financier and social media extraordinaire

My grateful appreciation to a new friend/my friend Gary Cohen (https://lnkd.in/gzE3Nvj) for his time, his efforts, as well as his top digital media skills who helped me recreate the Navesink International website and optimized it from an old-world static site into a new world WordPress site. Gary brings together a 1st class financial background, well-honed management skills, professionalism, and true digital optimization/social media know-how. Thanks to his expertise and continued efforts, Navesink International now has a dynamic & flexible website (https://lnkd.in/eq8vGgP), as well as a blog (this post refers to / is on the blog), where I will share my thoughts and observations.

It has been a pleasure to work with him during the many late evenings of this journey, and we both look forward to finally meeting in person when COVID times end. If you are looking for an experienced leader to optimize or digitize your financial services business, reach out to Gary. I am sure you will be happy you did.

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The hidden $11 Tn hedge fund industry

$11 Trillions worth of hedge funds, half the industry, is barely disclosing any information to the general public. The SEC, which already has valuable information on this well-performing universe, is requesting more disclosure in their Forms PF.


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Another Ponzi style – silver trading

Yet another Ponzi, this time with silver trading.
Gaylen Rust from the Rust Rare Coin company, may spend the next 19 year in prison for a $200m Ponzi fraud spanning two decades.


NatWest Pleads Guilty to Manipulating Treasury Markets

NatWest has admitted to market manipulation to the SEC.
The guilty admission will cost much more than the $35m fine.
It may become the SEC’s new policy.


Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) attracts regulators

The party is still going, but the band’s tune has changed.
Regulators are investigating the Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) industry.


Evergrande has defaulted. Now what?

China Evergrande Group has officially defaulted on $82 m of coupons.
Kaisa Group failed to repay a $400 m bond a few days before.
What happens now?


How to Lose $2 Billion in 10 Years: Unpaid Bills Pile Up for Former Hedge-Fund Star

You always see the glitz around hedge fund portfolio managers – the parties, the mansions, the cars and the boats.
It’s not always like that. This WSJ article reveals quite a story of rags-to-riches.


D.A. Vance: Michael Steinhardt Surrenders 180 Stolen Antiquities Valued at $70 Million

Art is an expression of beauty, proficiency, creativity, or emotions.
It is also an asset class and an investment.
Like all investments, art has its fraudsters.


Are we ready to die for Dantzig?

Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Luckily, the human race learns a few things sometimes.
We certainly need those lessons to handle the current Ukrainian situation.


The Turkish Lira keeps on falling

The intervention orchestrated by the Turkish Central Bank to sustain the Lira has turned ineffective. The Lira fell further.
Erdogan has therefore replaced his finance minister with an even more loyal executive.


Turkey’s fall

The Turkish Lira is free falling. It has been weakening for years (from parity to 12 TRY to the dollar), but the 15% fall on Tuesday is causing a lot of pain and concerns.
It could be intentional.


The Rise of Money Launderers on Snapchat and Instagram

An interesting British documentary about how money mules are recruited by larger money launderers, and how easy it is to lure young people into crime for a few grands.

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