Investing Scam Archive

  • Encrypted storage devices, pay-as-you-go mobile phones and nicknames such as “Nobu,” “Fatty" and “Fruit" were used in a conspiracy to commit insider trading by five men working at various firms including Deutsche Bank AG, prosecutors said at the opening of one of the U.K.’s biggest insider dealing trials.

    Inside Traders ‘Nobu’ And ‘Fruit’ Made Millions, U.K. Court Told

    Encrypted storage devices, pay-as-you-go mobile phones and nicknames such as “Nobu,” “Fatty" and “Fruit" were used in a conspiracy to commit insider trading by five men working at various firms including Deutsche Bank AG, prosecutors said at the opening of one of the U.K.’s biggest insider dealing trials.

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  • Socially awkward but highly gifted, Hayes became the public face of a scandal that brought the reputation of the banking industry to a low ebb. A dozen banks and brokerages have been fined about $9 billion for the activities and similar abuses by regulators around the world.

    Tom Hayes Libor Jail Sentence Cut to 11 Years, Conviction Upheld

    Socially awkward but highly gifted, Hayes became the public face of a scandal that brought the reputation of the banking industry to a low ebb. A dozen banks and brokerages have been fined about $9 billion for the activities and similar abuses by regulators around the world.

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  • Your revelation of gold and the stock market and how they often trade together was amazing. So if I am correct, gold is indeed a commodity and will rise against a currency along with other tangible assets including stocks because it is really a contest between money and assets. I get it. You cannot have gold as money act as a store of value and make money on everything else since any rise in assets including wages means money must decline in value. That is so basic, I feel really stupid for listening to these people for so long.

    Gold & the Dow – Looking Ahead

    Your revelation of gold and the stock market and how they often trade together was amazing. So if I am correct, gold is indeed a commodity and will rise against a currency along with other tangible assets including stocks because it is really a contest between money and assets. I get it. You cannot have gold as money act as a store of value and make money on everything else since any rise in assets including wages means money must decline in value. That is so basic, I feel really stupid for listening to these people for so long.

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  • They told people to borrow in Swiss francs for mortgages and did not tell them about Forex risk. They literally gutted the mortgage market so much so that when the Swiss peg broke, it became a political issue in Poland. Mortgages sold by the bankers to the public in Swiss francs have caused massive losses and the courts are, of course, supporting the bankers against the people. This is not a good result politically; we will see the people turn more politically active in Poland.

    2015.75 ECM Turning Point in Poland

    They told people to borrow in Swiss francs for mortgages and did not tell them about Forex risk. They literally gutted the mortgage market so much so that when the Swiss peg broke, it became a political issue in Poland. Mortgages sold by the bankers to the public in Swiss francs have caused massive losses and the courts are, of course, supporting the bankers against the people. This is not a good result politically; we will see the people turn more politically active in Poland.

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  • Selamat Melabur! / Happy Investing! 

Lagi mudah nak faham kalau dengan gambar. Enjoy!

    Selamat Melabur! / Happy Investing!

    Selamat Melabur! / Happy Investing! Lagi mudah nak faham kalau dengan gambar. Enjoy!

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  • There are always the "professional gamblers" that can do better than the average most of the time.  Why?  Because they understand "risk" in its various forms.   Most amateurs tend to bet on most hands.  They take speculative positions where the odds of success are stacked against them, or try to bluff their way through a losing hand.  Professionals play cold, calculated and unemotional.  The professional gambler understands the odds of success of every play and measures his "bets" accordingly.   He knows when to be "all in" and when to fold and walk away.   Do they succeed all the time? Of course not.  However, by understanding how to limit losses they survive long enough to come out a winner over time.

    10 Lessons To Learn From Poker

    There are always the "professional gamblers" that can do better than the average most of the time. Why? Because they understand "risk" in its various forms. Most amateurs tend to bet on most hands. They take speculative positions where the odds of success are stacked against them, or try to bluff their way through a losing hand. Professionals play cold, calculated and unemotional. The professional gambler understands the odds of success of every play and measures his "bets" accordingly. He knows when to be "all in" and when to fold and walk away. Do they succeed all the time? Of course not. However, by understanding how to limit losses they survive long enough to come out a winner over time.

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  • The products were sold to many investors, many who didn’t fully understand what they were buying, most of them what we called “clueless Japanese.” The profits to my company were huge – hundreds of millions of dollars huge. The main product that made my firm great money for close to five years was was called, in typically dense finance jargon, a YIF, or a Yield Indexed Forward.

    Here’s why Wall Street has a hard time being ethical

    The products were sold to many investors, many who didn’t fully understand what they were buying, most of them what we called “clueless Japanese.” The profits to my company were huge – hundreds of millions of dollars huge. The main product that made my firm great money for close to five years was was called, in typically dense finance jargon, a YIF, or a Yield Indexed Forward.

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  • The answer surely lies somewhere in between. But which is closer to the truth? To find out, we talked to Garrett, an expert on market systems and high-frequency trading. Having experienced first-hand the problems HFTs can cause, he fits firmly in the “detractor” camp, for reasons you’ll read below. Garrett gave us excellent insight into how HFTs profit, along with tips on how to make sure they don’t profit at your expense. I found this interview highly educational, and I hope you do too. It contains the kind of inside intelligence that separates the informed from the uninformed and allows us as individual investors to understand and adapt to our changing markets.

    Interview With A High-Frequency Trader

    The answer surely lies somewhere in between. But which is closer to the truth? To find out, we talked to Garrett, an expert on market systems and high-frequency trading. Having experienced first-hand the problems HFTs can cause, he fits firmly in the “detractor” camp, for reasons you’ll read below. Garrett gave us excellent insight into how HFTs profit, along with tips on how to make sure they don’t profit at your expense. I found this interview highly educational, and I hope you do too. It contains the kind of inside intelligence that separates the informed from the uninformed and allows us as individual investors to understand and adapt to our changing markets.

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  • Not all banks are criminal enterprises.  The wrongdoing of a particular bank cannot be attributed to other banks without proof.  But – as documented below – many of the biggest banks have engaged in unimaginably bad behavior.

    Stunning Crimes of the Big Banks: Worse than Your Wildest Imagination

    Not all banks are criminal enterprises. The wrongdoing of a particular bank cannot be attributed to other banks without proof. But – as documented below – many of the biggest banks have engaged in unimaginably bad behavior.

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  • Next, you lack information and exposure. You have no idea what is going on in the market besides what you see on the news - while hedge funds have analysts working around the clock and a bunch of service providers who give minute-by-minute analysis of their portfolio opportunities and weaknesses in all markets with exposures to nearly everything.

    A Rigged Casino

    Next, you lack information and exposure. You have no idea what is going on in the market besides what you see on the news - while hedge funds have analysts working around the clock and a bunch of service providers who give minute-by-minute analysis of their portfolio opportunities and weaknesses in all markets with exposures to nearly everything.

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