Gerry O'Donnell

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The Gloves Come Off: 'ETFs Are Weapons Of Mass Destruction'

Early last month, I wrote a little something called "This Just Doesn't Feel Right."<p>It was about ETFs.<p>As it turns out, that wasn't the first time I've …

Street Contxt

Theranos Whistleblower Shook the Company—and His Family

Tyler Shultz says he wanted to shield reputation of former Secretary of State George Shultz, a Theranos director and his grandfather; $400,000 in legal fees<p>After working at Theranos Inc. for eight months, Tyler Shultz decided he had seen enough. On April 11, 2014, he emailed company founder …

Theranos

Trump won because college-educated Americans are out of touch

As the reality of President-elect Donald Trump settled in very early Wednesday morning, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes summed up an explanation common to many on the left: The Republican nominee pulled ahead thanks to old-fashioned American racism.<p>But the attempt to make Trump’s victory about racism appears …

Defense rests with witness confirming he was FBI informant and ran occupation's shooting range

Defense lawyers rested in the Oregon standoff case Monday after they called a witness who confirmed he was an informant for the FBI and acknowledged …

Corruption

Yuri Bezmenov: Psychological Warfare Subversion & Control of Western Society (Complete)

Nine massive banks just teamed up to take the technology behind bitcoin mainstream

Barclays, BBVA, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan, State Street, Royal Bank of Scotland, and UBS have all formed a partnership to draw up industry standards and protocols for using the blockchain in banking.<p>The partnership is being led by R3, a startup with offices in New York …

The Gravedigger of Science Weighs In...: "A Disgrace to the Profession": The World's Scientists - In Their Own Words - On Michael E Mann

I greatly enjoyed my appearance at the Heartland Institute a couple of months back, so I was very pleased when Jim Lakely invited me to join him on …

New Financial Market Insights Tool, Social Crowd Intelligence & AI

Better<br>Investment Decisions Unlock Start Here the Other 90% of Financial Information Know What Key Influencers Say About Your Company Deliver …

Financial Services

Forking hell

“FEDERAL Reserve deeply split. Renegade group of board members to create separate American dollar.” Such a headline seems highly unlikely, but this …

Bitcoin

Brad Katsuyama’s Next Chapter

Brad Katsuyama never thought he’d be famous.<p>Not even famous-for-Wall-Street famous. He was Canadian, for heaven’s sake. He’d worked at Royal Bank of …

Wall Street's Unlikely Rebel: Can Brad Katsuyama's New Exchange Fix The U.S. Stock Market?

Ask Brad Katsuyama if the stock market is rigged and he jumps from his chair, grabs a black marker and sketches on a whiteboard with the intensity of a head coach whipping up a Hail Mary. He draws squares to represent stock exchange servers and scribbles lines to show how high-frequency trading …

Best ETFs for Investors 2016

Fifteen hundred exchange-traded funds are vying for your business. We have a formula that will steer you to the best buys.<p>ETFs are the funds with …

1215095 – The Flash Boys Mystery Solved

07<p>April, 2014<p>The blog posts and defenses of high frequency trading in the past week have come with dizzying high frequency. They have taken the form …

High Frequency Trading, and Proof that the SEC Approach to Insider Trading is Completely Wrong

Got to love Mary Jo White, the Chairwoman of the SEC. While Michael Lewis’s book Flash Boys was getting all the headlines and was the topic of some …

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FINRA Issues New Investor Alert, Bitcoin: More Than A Bit Risky

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) issued a new investor alert called <i>Bitcoin: More than a Bit Risky</i> to caution investors that buying …

Derivatives Made Simple

Wall Street Trader: "My Lying Is Part Of Making Deals Although I Generally Consider Myself A Truthful Person"

The story of former Jefferies MBS trader Jesse Litvak, who is currently on trial in New Haven federal court accused of defrauding investors of $2 …

Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

George Washington slept here: NJ homes where our founding father spent time

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of new entries on the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 owners in the U.S. eligible to receive $50 Google Play credit

Own a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 in the U.S.? Love free stuff? If you nodded your head in agreement to both of those questions, then today’s your lucky …

80 Years Ago A Marine Major General Explained The Ugliest Truth About War

He was twice awarded the Medal of Honor, for his heroism during several combat tours in Central America. He took part in World War I, the Banana Wars, and the Boxer rebellion in China.<p>Consequently he became quite the anti-war activist in his older age. He even put a stop to a real-life potential …