FTX has been exposed as a fraud and is now bankrupt. I have lost my funds on FTX, although I withdrew most of it before the collapse. I owe it to myself to reflect deeply on this event. I also owe it to my readers because I wrote 2 positive
When I talk to financial advisors and fund managers, a common advice they give is "Do not time the market" or "Market timing does not work". They have a financial incentive to persuade their clients that market timing is bad. Buy-side financial advisors/asset managers earn their fees based on
Recently, I received a telegram message about someone losing USD40,000 in a pump-and-dump stock scam. He was not the only victim. I opened up the daily price chart of 2195.HK (Unity Enterprise) to study this pump-and-dump scam in action. The pump in 2195.HK started around the middle
One day before Singapore's National Day celebrations on 8 Aug 2022, Hodlnaut threw a bombshell on their customers. The company was going under. Hundreds of millions(estimated $500m) in customer deposits have been frozen. I have been following Hodlnaut closely since last year after I signed on as their customer.
I like to chat with retirees, particularly those who used to work in a job where they need to be a bit of a snake oil salesman. It is after they retire that they can be completely honest about their past. A few years ago, a retired stockbroker revealed to
This crypto startup firm, Uprise, lost 99% of its client funds while shorting Luna during its price crash. Luna crashed 99.98% within 1 week from Thursday, 5 May 2022 to the following Thursday, 12 May 2022. Just 1 week ago, Luna's market capitalization was USD28 billion. 1 week later,
The TerraLuna ecosystem crash this week was devastating to many crypto investors, from the small retail investors to the huge venture capitalists. No matter how smart you are, as long as you are active in financial markets, big losses from time to time are inevitable. Sometimes, one manages to escape