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MMM’s Ponzi Scheme: To Russia, With Love (Part 2)

This is the part 2 of the “MMM’s Ponzi Scheme: To Russia, With Love” article. Read the Part 1. In general, MMM operated actively only for...

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MMM’s Ponzi Scheme: To Russia, With Love (Part1)

“MMM” is the biggest Ponzi scheme of all that ever existed in the Soviet Union and then in the Russian Federation. According to various ex...

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The South Sea Company Bubble

In 1711 lord Robert Harley Duke, Chancellor of the Exchequer, founded the South Sea company. He planned to play on human trust as a year before John Law did in ...

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Classic Cons: the Panama Canal Bubble (Part 3)

This is the part 3 of the “Classic Cons: the Panama Canal Bubble” article. Read the Part 2. The investigation revealed such grandiose scal...

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Classic Cons: the Panama Canal Bubble (Part 2)

This is the part 2 of the “Classic Cons: the Panama Canal Bubble” article. Read the Part 1. But, most of all, the hero of Suez was proud o...

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Classic Cons: The Panama Canal Bubble (Part 1)

Building the Panama Canal is one of the brightest “bubbles” of the XIX century bursting at the stock market. The word “Panama”, which be...

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Bernie Madoff Ponzi Scheme

It is in times of crisis when pyramid schemes become relevant. This is due to the fact that credibility to usual financial instruments decreases, but investors ...

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John Law’s Paper Pyramid

John Law, the real name Jean Lauriston, a Scottish-born Frenchman is considered to be the author of the first financial pyramid in the history of mankind. We mu...

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Tulip Mania As Pyramid Scheme

Pyramid schemes emerged simultaneously with the monetary relations, because commodity exchange could not satisfy all market participants. Money immediately beca...

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Survey: 2.7% of American Retirees Use Bitcoin

About 3% of American retirees claimed to own some bitcoin (BTC), according to a new survey conducted by Gold IRA Guide magazine in April.

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Volkswagen to Use Blockchain to Track its Mineral Supply Chains

Volkswagen Group has announced plans to use IBM blockchain tech to track supply chains. 

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Facebook Stores Millions of Instagram Passwords Without Proper Security

Facebook admitted that it had stored millions of Instagram passwords without proper security — in plain text in its internal data storage systems. The com...

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Google Adds Reader Mode to its Desktop Chrome Browser

The desktop version of Google Chrome’s browser has got a reader mode. The feature is already available in Chrome Canary browser and aims to make an articl...

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Elon Musk’s Hyperloop to Use Blockchain Tech

Hyperloop Transport Technologies co-founder Bibop Gresta has revealed  plans to use cloud-based blockchain technology to verify passengers and make traveli...

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Cryptocurrency Price Trends Speak in Favor of End of Bear Market

Bitcoin and altcoin prices show the end of bear market trend — cryptomarket has already bottomed out, according to the latest Binance research.

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Nestlé, Carrefour, IBM Team Up to Track Mashed Potato With Blockchain

Food giant Nestlé, French supermarket chain Carrefour, and IBM have teamed up to track supply chain of Mousline, a well-known brand of instant mashed pot...

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IMF & World Bank Launch “Learning Coin” With Its Own Private Blockchain

The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have launched “Learning Coin” with its own private blockchain. As the coin has been created...

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French Insurance Providers Can Now Invest in Crypto

French insurance providers can now invest in cryptocurrencies with no limit on the amount of investment, following the passage of a new law, following the bill ...

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