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Category Archives: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Bitcoin Explodes Above $2400 After China Downgrade, Scaling Agreement Reached

Following comments from DoubleLine's Jeff Gundlach tieing the surge in virtual currencies to the demise of China (right before that nation is downgraded), Bitcoin surged overnight, breaking above $2400 for the first time. It is now up over 150% year-to-date. Bitcoin is up fopr the 26th day in the last 29 sessions, doubling in price […]

Solar-Energy Company Sunrun Lied To Investors To Boost Its IPO Price

The largest solar-energy company in the U.S. has been called out by The Wall Street Journal for manipulating a key sales metric shortly to try and boost the company's share price ahead of its IPO. In a report published Monday, WSJ got the jump on investigators at the SEC, who had announced their own investigation […]

Timeshare Fraud – the hot new securities fraud

Every now and again we at Elite E Services stumble upon business models in the course of our operation that are sometimes interesting but alarming at the same time – in this case, timeshare fraud.  After having our head held under water by combination of ugly circumstances (tough regulation making business impossible but at the […]

Murdered DNC Staffer Seth Rich Was In Contact With Wikileaks Says Former DC Homicide Detective

Submitted by ZeroPointNow It’s been close to a year since Seth Rich, the 27 year old computer expert who worked for the DNC, was murdered – shot twice in the back without anything of value taken from him.  Rich was found alive and in shock before he bled out – his death ruled nothing more than a botched robbery. […]

Frontrunning: May 12

World stocks ease off record highs, Fed rate hopes boost dollar (Reuters) Trump Escalates FBI Fight With Comey Attack. The FBI Fights Back (BBG) Trump attacks on fired FBI chief meet resistance (Reuters) China Stocks Are Tumbling Again. This Time, the World Doesn’t Care (BBG) Yuan Becomes Oasis of Calm in China’s Volatile Markets (WSJ) […]

A Russian Went Inside A Chinese Click-Farm: This Is What He Found

On the day when Snapchat erased billions of market cap from investors (and founders) accounts – as the MAUs-means-money model seems to break – we thought it worthwhile taking another glimpse into the hush-hush world of 'click-farms' and the fakeness of the latest social network fads. In 2014, we first exposed the world to the […]

Crypto Currencies Go Ballistic

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this week’s edition of “World Out Of Whack” where every Wednesday we take time out of our day to laugh, poke fun at and present to you absurdity in global financial markets in all its glorious insanity. While we […]

Stocks Dazed After Trump NAFTA Flop, Tax Plan Disappointment; ECB Looms

European shares are lower, pressured by disappointing results by Deutsche Bank and ending a six-session gain, as Asian equities and S&P futures were little changed after a record-setting rally in world stocks which pushed the MSCI World index to over $50 trillion yesterday, fizzled after Trump released unconvincing tax cut plans prompting traders to “sell […]

Trade War Sparks Stock Surge Amid Biggest Short Squeeze Since Trump’s Election

This…   Stocks continue to soar…but once again it was the overnight gap open –  Trannies were red on the day but Nasdaq record highs above 6,000; Dow over 21,000, Small Caps record high   Nasdaq broke above 6,000 to new record highs.. because fundamentals…   Despite further collapse (to 10-week lows) in 'soft' survey […]

After ‘Modest’ 250% S&P Returns, Corporate Pension Funding Levels Roughly Same As 2008

We spend a lot of time writing about public pensions because the aggregate underfunding levels, $3 – $5 trillion on the low end, are simply staggering and at some point they will be realized for the ponzi schemes that they are and the systemic risk they represent to the global financial system.  Until then we’ll […]