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Op-Ed: The Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings Are Laughably Bad

In the current cryptocurrency hysteria, everyone is a level 70 blockchain wizard launching a new hedge fund.Weiss Ratings released their cryptocurrency ratings yesterday. In response, they received a lot of criticism on social media. And rightly so.I’ll get to the specific issues with the Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings, but first I need to point out that […]

Op Ed: The SEC Is Watching Cryptocurrencies, So Beware — But Don’t Overreact

A startling trend has recently emerged in the cryptocurrency industry. Since July 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has regularly begun asserting itself in this space. It has taken various actions against several companies relating to their Initial Coin Offerings, or “ICOs,” or other cryptocurrency activities. It investigated The DAO, an online corporation, […]