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Pump-and-dump schemes detrimental to cryptocurrencies and investors, UF Warrington research finds

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When it comes to investing, avoiding risk is almost impossible. No matter if you invest in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or even cryptocurrencies, each can lose value. The difference between standard investments, like stocks, and new forms of investments, like cryptocurrencies, is regulation. While standard forms of investments are regulated by agencies like the Securities and Exchange Commission, regulation of cryptocurrencies is almost nonexistent, making it easier for investors to fall victim to schemes that cause them

Hedge funds that break deals rather than make deals make the big bucks

Activist investors tend to push management teams to sell their businesses to a rival or strategic buyer for a premium valuation. Yet according to a new study by Assistant Professor of Finance Tao Li, the better strategy to profit from merger and acquisition (M&A) deals is to prevent them from occurring in the first place. Read the story by Benzinga.