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$DWAC, The SPAC on Crack

Digital World Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:DWAC) Blank Check Company aka SPAC Proposes to Merge With Trump Blank-Deck Company. Will SEC Investigate? When “E.F. Hutton Talks", Will SEC Chairman Gensler Read the SEC and FINRA Rules Prohibiting SPAC Sponsors from engaging with acquisition targets prior to listing?? Just when we thought that…Read More

24 October, 2021
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Founder of Crypto Trading Firm “Seaquake” Andrew Katz Returns…

Crypto Firm Co-Founder Andrew Ross Katz aka Ross Katz aka Stark Katz Andrew Katz aka Ross Katz aka Stark Katz, the co-founder of so-called digital asset infrastructure and crypto-currency trading firm Seaquake.io, who along with his partner Matthew J. Krueger of San Francisco are facing investor fraud charges, is now…Read More

4 July, 2021
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Elon Musk Plans Self-Immolation to Create NFT Artwork; Pre-Auction…

From the Believe It or Nuts Department: Elon Musk, aka Technoking of Tesla and SpaceX boss, has tweeted that he will create an NFT Digital Video Artwork that showcases his self-immolation. Tesla CFO Zack Kirhorn, who just changed his corporate title to Master of Coin, will wrap the video with…Read More

16 March, 2021
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Social Capital SPAC Machine Latest: $500m Blank Check Company…

Social Capital SPAC factory run by SPACmeister, notorious Tweeter and promoter of RedditArmy favorite stocks Chamath Palihapitiya is rumored to have filed a confidential S-1 for his latest Special Purpose Acquisition Company, (aka SPAC). The entity is to be called SIDS Acquisition Corp. According to sources, @chamath aims to focus…Read More

2 March, 2021
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“Crypto-Trading Firm” Founder Andrew Katz Now Faces Felony Assault…

Andrew Katz aka Ross Katz aka Stark Katz, the co-founder of so-called digital asset infrastructure and crypto-currency trading firm Seaquake.io, who along with his partner Matthew J. Krueger of San Francisco are facing investor fraud charges, is now slated to appear in New York Criminal Court April 30 to answer…Read More

19 February, 2021
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Amateur Day Traders Liberate The Markets-Making The Rich Richer

"Amateur Day Traders" by the tens of thousands who are taking tips from #reddit and #daytrading rebels, and particularly, the financial market anarchists who believe you are inflicting pain on fat cat wall street hedge fund traders by squeezing their shorts and bidding up share prices of distressed or challenged…Read More

31 January, 2021
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GameStop Stock Surge Explained

GameStop Corp (NYSE:GME) $GME share trading during the past days has, if you’ve somehow not heard, proven that an un-coordinated assembly of day traders, enabled and empowered by social media platforms Reddit and WallStreetBets can accomplish what the mob that attempted to take over the capitol in Washington DC could…Read More

27 January, 2021
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PFE Covid-19 Vaccine: Will Biden Now Go After SBA…

With today's announcement from Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) indicating they are that much closer to a Covid-19 vaccine, its time to look forward to who the Biden administration will appoint to prosecute the tens of thousands of SBA PPP loan scammers who reaped tens of billions after the Trump administration made it…Read More

9 November, 2020
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SBA Bailout Funds Going to Firms on FBI Watchlist

PPP and EIDL Fraud is as rampant as COVID-19. According to the front page story appearing in the New York Times April 26 edition, hundreds of millions of dollars in SBA bailout funds that were intended by the US Treasury to assist small businesses impacted by COVID-19 via the Paycheck…Read More

27 April, 2020
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Another Cryptocurrency Trading Scam-Former NYSE Floor Broker Charged

In a scheme that reads much like the MarketsMuse story published in October profiling so-called digital asset firm Seaquake.io, whose principals Andrew Katz and Matthew Krueger fraudently claimed to be operating a high-frequency trading system for cryptocurrencies, Michael W. Ackerman of Ohio, and a former NYSE floor broker, was charged…Read More

12 February, 2020
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Seaquake.io Fraud; So-Called Crypto Trading Firm Makes Investor Money…

(Source: Law360.com ) Andrew R. Katz, aka Ross Katz, aka Stark Katz  an Arvada, Colorado man who is last known to reside in either of New York City or Southern California, and uses California, Colorado, Florida and New York drivers licenses while claiming to be a former FX trader for…Read More

24 October, 2019
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TradeWeb Cashes In, Broker-Dealer Investors Cash Out via IPO

Bonds and Billions 3.0...Tradeweb Markets, one of the original electronic bond trading pioneers, which first introduced its dealer consortium platform in 1996, proved that patience is a virtue when it comes to monetizing enterprise value. The company raised $1.1billion via its Nasdaq-listed IPO yesterday (NASDAQ:NW). Illustrating investor attraction to owning…Read More

4 April, 2019
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MEMX-Do the US Equities Markets Really Need 14 Venues?!

For those who missed the MarketsMuse memo from Jan 14, there appears to be yet another exchange coming to the US Equities markets, as if the industry needs one more platform to facilitate trading in publicly-listed stocks. The latest platform, which is still on the whiteboard, is a consortium-based initiative…Read More

24 January, 2019
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NYSE Top DMMs Aim to Defect? MEMX To Be…

[caption id="attachment_5639" align="alignleft" width="150"] NYSE DMM Citadel Securities started as a HFT prop trading firm[/caption] Something funny happened on the way to the floor of the New York Stock Exchange last week; Citadel Securities and Virtu Financial, two of the three biggest NYSE “Designated Market-Makers” aka “DMM”) --also domain experts…Read More

14 January, 2019
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Stock Price Implosion Puts HFT Firms Under Attack, Again

Stock Price Implosion Leads Some to Challenge Current Market Structure; HFT Firms Are Under Attack, Again… Heads Up to High-Frequency Firms: Time to Hire a PR Crisis Manager Again, Call Your Lobbyists, Book Your Plane Tickets to Washington DC. Before “bidding on” to the anti-HFT and anti-ETF remarks circulated by…Read More

20 December, 2018
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Corporate Bond e-Trading: “It’s like déjà vu all over…

The never ending battle to electronify the secondary market for corporate bonds has yet another new entrant that aims to disintermediate corporate debt dealers that 'control' the trading in what has morphed from a $2trillion market to a $9 trillion marketplace during the last decade alone. As profiled by CNBC…Read More

10 December, 2018
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GTS, NYSE Top DMM Now Joins Forces With Boutique…

Trifecta Month for GTS; NYSE DMM, Quant-Trading Powerhouse and Fin-Tech Think-Tank Now Aligned With Investment Bank Specializing in Primary Debt & Equity Capital Markets GTS, the NYSE's Top DMM, and one of the global trading market's leading multi-asset electronic market-makers, is on a strategic deal-making binge. On the heels of…Read More

19 November, 2018
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Class Action Lawsuit Aims at TD; Broker Rebates from…

Broker Rebates From Exchanges and HFT Firms May Be Securities Fraud, Says Federal Judge Broker Rebates, Payment-for-Order-Flow ("PFOF") and "Pay-to-Play" have become synonymous with new world order in which exchanges, dark-pool operators and high-frequency trading ("HFT") firms, (the so-called "flashboys") dominate the world of stock trading. While many Wall Street…Read More

23 September, 2018