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FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Charged With Criminal Fraud, Conspiracy

FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Charged With Criminal Fraud, Conspiracy

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried oversaw one of the biggest financial frauds in American history, a top federal prosecutor said in charging that the former chief executive stole billions of dollars from the crypto exchange’s customers while misleading investors and lenders. An indictment by the U.S. attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York, unsealed …

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These 20 stocks have short interest of 19% or more, and AMC and GameStop are not even in the top half

These 20 stocks have short interest of 19% or more, and AMC and GameStop are not even in the top half

Short selling is a trading technique that gets especially popular during bear markets in stocks. Short selling — or betting on a decline in prices — can come to the fore if investors suspect a company is entering a difficult period, during a period of stress on financial markets, or when a group of traders …

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Coinbase’s Rapid Rise Left It Exposed in Crypto’s Collapse

Coinbase’s Rapid Rise Left It Exposed in Crypto’s Collapse

Brian Armstrong, an early devotee of blockchain technology, built the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc. COIN 4.67% to be big. He hired employees by the hundreds, pushed into new markets and scaled up the number of digital tokens available on the platform. Coinbase became the largest crypto exchange in America and went public in spring …

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