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October 2018 Archives

Cryptocurrency & The SEC: Gray Area or Black-and-White?

When compared to the "tried and true" - blue chip stocks, mutual funds, index funds, and bonds - cryptocurrencies are a bit of a gray area. Investing in cryptocurrency appeared even grayer on October 22 when the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) suspended trading for a public company that boasted of a fraudulent approval for their cryptocurrency business. 

Learn From Elon Musk

Many lessons cover what to do but some of the most valuable lessons to learn cover what not to do. Elon Musk - CEO and founder of companies such as Tesla and SpaceX - recently provided one of those lessons by allowing his flair for self-promotion to get him in hot water with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). 

'08 Financial Crisis: 10 Years Later

If a major event occurs - with significant social, economic, and political repercussions - but the response is wiped out, has anything truly changed? That's an important question to consider a decade after the 2008 financial crisis rocked our nation's institutions to the core.

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