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SEC Suspends Trading in Inactive Issuer Touted SpectraScience on Social Media

SpectraScience Inc SCIE

The Securities and Exchange Commission today suspended trading in an inactive company amid questions surrounding online promotion of the company’s securities and recent trading activity.

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Jerome H. Powell: Getting Back to a Strong Labor Market

Jerome Powell CARES Act Labor Market

Today I will discuss the state of our labor market, from the recent past to the present and then over the longer term. A strong labor market that is sustained for an extended period

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Timothy Lane: Payments innovation beyond the pandemic

Timothy Lane digitalization

In my remarks today, I’ll focus on how these developments have affected the world of payments. I’m referring to changes in the way Canadian consumers and businesses pay for goods, services and financial assets

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Canadians opening Do-It-Yourself (DIY) accounts in unprecedented numbers

Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada IIROC

IIROC re-issues DIY Investor Bulletin to help retail investors protect themselves. With over two million Do-It-Yourself (DIY) accounts opened in Canada in 2020, and increased market volatility

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Canadian securities regulators warn public about Crypto trading scam using fake accreditation

CSA Canadian Securities Administrators

CSA is warning the public about a trading scam advertised under the name of Mercury Crypto Invest (Mercury). Mercury posted a series of online advertisements, primarily on Kijiji, offering an investment opportunity to people across Canada

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Founder Of $90 Million Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Charged With Securities Fraud And Pleads Guilty In Federal Court

VQR cryptocurrencies fraud

Stefan He Qin Stole and Dissipated Nearly All the Assets of His $90 Million Flagship Hedge Fund and Attempted to Steal Millions of Dollars from a Secondary Fund to Pay Back Investors

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SEC Charges Investment Adviser and Others With Defrauding Over 17,000 Retail Investors

GPB Capital

SEC charged three individuals and their affiliated entities with running a Ponzi-like scheme that raised over $1.7 billion from securities issued by a New York-based asset management firm and registered investment adviser, GPB Capital.

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New Research: Global Pandemic Brings Surge of New and Experienced Retail Investors Into the Stock Market

FINRAretail investors

In a year when a pandemic gripped the world, beginning and experienced retail investors flocked to the stock market using taxable, non-retirement investment accounts, according to new research by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) and NORC at the University of Chicago.

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MAS and SGX: Beware of risks related to trading incited by online discussions

Exchange Regulation MAS SGX

MAS and Singapore Exchange Regulation advise the investing public to be on heightened alert to the risks related to trading in securities incited by online discussion forums and social media chat groups.

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Here is Why Alphabet Stock Jumps Today (GOOGL)

Australia Google Alphabet

Alphabet stock adds over 9% today hitting fresh all-time high after the company reported earnings and revenue above the Wall Street estimates.

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