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SEC Charges Kim Kardashian for Unlawfully Touting Crypto Security

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SEC announced charges against Kim Kardashian for touting on social media a crypto asset security offered and sold by EthereumMax without disclosing the payment she received for the promotion.

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SEC Charges Oracle a Second Time for Violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

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SEC announced settled charges requiring Oracle Corporation to pay more than $23 million to resolve charges that it violated provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) when subsidiaries in Turkey, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and India

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SEC Charges 11 Individuals in $300 Million Forsage Crypto Pyramid Scheme

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The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged 11 individuals for their roles in creating and promoting Forsage, a fraudulent crypto pyramid and Ponzi scheme that raised more than $300 million from millions of retail investors worldwide, including in the United States. Those charged include the four founders of Forsage, who ...

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Stock upgrades and downgrades for 2Q 2022

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Stock upgrades and downgrades for 2Q 2022. Oppenheimer Initiated Rain Therapeutics (RAIN) at Outperform

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SEC Charges Former Indiana Congressman with Insider Trading

Securities and Exchange Commission suspended trading cherry-picking Stephen Buyer

Stephen Buyer allegedly used inside information to buy $1.5 million in stocks The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed insider trading charges against Stephen Buyer, a former U.S. Representative for Indiana’s 4th Congressional District. According to the SEC’s complaint, after leaving Congress in 2011, Buyer formed a consulting firm, the ...

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Moody’s downgrades Coinbase (senior debt Ba2) and places ratings under review for further downgrade

Coinbase

Moody's") has downgraded Coinbase Global, Inc.'s (Coinbase) Corporate Family Rating (CFR) to Ba3 from Ba2 and downgraded its guaranteed senior unsecured notes to Ba2 from Ba1. The ratings were placed under review for further downgrade.

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ESPN Signs First-Ever NFT Deal in partnership with Tom Brady’s Autograph platform

Autograph

Autograph x ESPN Collaboration Kicks Off with Man in the Arena: Tom Brady NFT Collection. ESPN and Autograph, the Web3 brand co-founded by Tom Brady that is pioneering a new era of digital experiences, today announced a multi-year deal for ESPN's first NFT.

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Stock Upgrades and Downgrades for Q1 2022

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Barrington Research Initiated Helios Technologies (HLIO) at Outperform and a price target at $107

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Morningstar: Why We’ve Downgraded ARK Innovation

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ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK) shows few signs of improving its risk management or ability to successfully navigate the challenging territory it explores. Its Morningstar Analyst Rating drops to Negative from Neutral as its People and Parent ratings both drop to Below Average from Average.

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SEC announced insider trading charges against three software engineers employed at Twilio

Twilio

Three Twilio company employees along with family and friends charged in $1 million scheme. The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced insider trading charges against three software engineers employed at Twilio

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