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Digital Asset Transactions: When Howey Met Gary (Plastic)

BLOCKCHAIN

William Hinman Director, Division of Corporation Finance San Francisco, CA June 14, 2018 Remarks at the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit: Crypto Thank you Andy. I am pleased to be here today.[1] This event provides a great opportunity to address a topic that is the subject of considerable debate in the press and in the crypto-community ...

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Moody’s: Currency weakness will primarily impact sovereigns with large external imbalances in Latin America

Latin America

New York, June 04, 2018 — A number of emerging market countries, including several in Latin America, have experienced currency depreciations and a decline in foreign exchange reserves in recent months. The tightening of monetary policy by the Federal Reserve and country-specific macroeconomic imbalances have affected capital flows to emerging ...

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How Traders Measure Liquidity

David Lerman, Senior Director of Education at CME Group

By Dave Lerman The investment community usually defines a liquid investment as something that can be easily turned into cash. Selling a house is an example of an illiquid investment.  It could take weeks or months to close on the transaction and receive your money.  Stocks, however, tend to be ...

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BaFin on Cloud computing: Compliance with the supervisory requirements regarding rights of information and audit and ability to monitor

Within the framework of increasing digitalisation, supervisors must attach considerable importance to new IT technologies such as cloud computing. In this context, it is important that in particular supervised entities in the financial sector, in addition to supervisors, have an understanding of the relevant technical innovations so that they can assess the ...

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What is An Initial Coin Offering (ICO’s)

What is An Initial Coin Offering

An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is used by startups to bypass the rigorous and regulated capital-raising process required by venture capitalists or banks. In an ICO campaign, a percentage of the cryptocurrency is sold to early backers of the project in exchange for legal tender or other cryptocurrencies, but usually ...

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EURUSD

EURUSD trading

EURUSD has been trading within a well defined uptrend over the last several months, since breaking out in early 2017. 1.2360 provided support to the pair in early February and now switches to resistance. The pair’s top level was $1.2555, and recent low was 1.2155. Immediate resistance is seen around ...

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How much should you contribute to an RRSP?

RRSP

The day you receive your first pay cheque is always a momentous one. There’s so much you want to do with that money. If you’re like most people, you likely spent your first pay cheque on food, clothes or entertainment. Not many people put aside cash from their first cheque ...

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Does your Business Need the Services of a Company Secretary?

company secretary

Have you been wondering about the purpose of having a company secretary in your organization? If yes, then do know that as per Section 171(1) / 50 of the Companies Act, one or more company secretaries have to be appointed by all companies. The company secretary has to be a ...

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9 Things To Keep In Mind When Attending An Out Of State College

Out Of State College

If you are planning to attend college soon, then you should think of joining an out of state institution.  This will give you the opportunity to widen your horizons by interacting with people who might share different viewpoints and lifestyles than your own. However, be sure to keep the following ...

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4 Things to Keep In Mind When Taking a Loan from A Private Lender

Private lenders

When you run a business, it is inevitable that you will require credit at some point in order to run the operation smoothly. And if you are unable to get a traditional bank to extend you a loan, then your best bet is to approach a private lender. And when ...

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