Bitcoin Trader Claims Funds Misdirected – Crypto Exchange Screams ‘Scammer!’

CCN previously reported on a disturbing discovery by a security researcher who had a problem with Sistemkoin exchange. He found that he was able to spy on other people’s support tickets, and more to the point that most of the support tickets were related to withdrawal troubles. CCN didn’t hear back about that story at the time, but you can see Sistemkoin’s comments near the end of this article. User Claims Funds Were Sent to Completely Wrong Address Sistemkoin is a medium-sized Turkish crypto exchange. At the present time, they have a volume of more than $ 150 million. We received

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While Dow Surges, Hedge Funds Underperform by Ridiculous Margin

Hedge fund managers had a miserable time in 2018. Just four months into 2019, things aren’t looking much better, even as the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) pounds toward a new all-time high. Lousy fund performances should make investors wonder if they should steer clear of hedge funds, whose “expert” analysts and stock-pickers claim the ability to beat maximize returns but have been exposed as no better at forecasting the market than anyone else. 2018 and 2019 Put Hedge Fund Reliability in Question Hedge funds haven’t just underperformed when the market is booming. 2018 wasn’t exactly a banner year either,

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10-Year Dow Surge Kills Hedge Funds – Why Traders May Get Last Laugh

Index funds are squashing hedge fund managers in the US stock market. No matter which way you look at it, the decade-long bull markets in the Dow Jones, Nasdaq, and S&P 500 have smoked the “smartest guys in the room.” Who’s to blame for this? Well, as you might have guessed its probably the Federal Reserve. As they pump markets with an artificial stimulus, designed to force cash out of bank accounts and into higher-yielding, riskier assets, stocks are the only game in town. Stock Market Investing Was Revolutionized By Indexes like the Dow Jones and S&P 500 But wait,

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Top 10 Stocks US Hedge Funds Absolutely Love in 2019

Top hedge fund managers weren’t scared away from the popular FAANG stocks during a dreadful Q4 for the U.S. stock market. Facebook (FB), Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Netflix (NFLX), and Alphabet (GOOGL) are among the 20 stocks most favored by a select group of over 400 large hedge funds analyzed by WalletHub. Apple, Amazon, and Alphabet are in the top five on WalletHub’s list for the second straight quarter. All three stocks have gains of at least 400% over the past decade. Facebook jumps into the top 5 after Mark Zuckerberg’s company fell short in Q3 amid ongoing privacy concerns.

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Avoiding QuadrigaCX’s $190 Million Disaster: How Do the World’s Largest Crypto Exchanges Store Funds?

Canada’s largest crypto exchange QuadrigaCX lost more than $ 190 million worth of user funds and is unable to reimburse its users. As CCN reported on February 1, the founder and CEO of QuadrigaCX passed away in India with sole control over the company’s cold wallets containing more than $ 150 million in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, and $ 40 million in cash stored with a third party. How do the world’s largest digital asset exchanges such as Binance and Coinbase store funds to avoid a tragic situation like QuadrigaCX? CEO Should Never Have Sole Access to Crypto on an Exchange A

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25 Crypto Networks Vulnerable to ‘Fake Stake’ Attack, are Your Funds at Risk?

More than two dozen Proof-of-Stake (PoS) cryptocurrency networks are vulnerable to what has been dubbed a “fake stake” attack. The vulnerability allows a node with a very small stake to overwhelm competing nodes with false data and essentially crash them. Once competing nodes are gone, the attacking node can have a majority of stake on the

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Forget Bitcoin: Why Criminals are Using Fortnite to Launder Illicit Funds

By CCN.com: With well over 200 million users across the globe, few video games have as large a following as Fortnite. The freemium game is so popular that its developer, Epic Games, banked $ 3 billion in 2018. However, according to a report on the Independent, Epic Games isn’t the only entity getting rich off Fortnite. … Continued

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