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How to Spot Crypto Pump-and-Dump Schemes

Digital assets are a frontier, and so it’s no surprise that they draw their share of outlaws.

When this story is shared on social media, inevitably a series of automated accounts, run by bots, will respond, share and retweet it to their followers, and in doing so, advertise a number of projects. While some of those projects will certainly be above-board with varying prospects for success, others will be fraud or scams.

But according to Adam Carlton, CEO of Pink Panda, a utility token for an intricately designed digital wallet, there’s one common scam that becomes very easy to recognize once we learn the signs: the pump-and-dump scheme.

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Cryptos Decline After Rejection of EU Bitcoin Proposal

Bitcoin (BTC) traded roughly flat over the past 24 hours, although some analysts expect an increase in volatility over the next few days

On Monday, a proposal that could have required cryptocurrencies like bitcoin to shift to more environmentally friendly mechanisms was rejected in a European Union (EU) parliament committee vote. The proposal was added to a draft of the Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) framework last week, which was met with a heavy backlash from crypto advocates worldwide.

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Top 6 Crypto Passive Income Generators for 2022

Passive income is money generated from ventures in which an individual is not actively involved. For the most part, all you need to do is invest your money or digital assets in a particular crypto investment strategy or platform and watch it generate profit. In some cases, the earnings are fixed and predictable. In others, several factors beyond your control may come into play.

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More Evidence Game Devs Hate NFTs And Crypto

A recent survey revealed that most game developers and their studios have no interest in developing or working with nonfungible tokens (NFTs) or crypto payments.

The survey released by the Game Developers Conference on Jan. 21 titled State of the Game Industry 2022 polled 2,700 game developers on their level of interest in NFTs and cryptocurrency. Results were less than favorable for gamers themselves, who have shown great interest in NFTs.

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The Best Cryptocurrency WordPress Plugins for 2021

Like it or not, cryptocurrencies are here to stay. In the last few years, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have seen huge growth in popularity which has led many companies to start adopting cryptocurrency as a payment method in order to boost customer engagement.

is that it can’t hurt to include some cryptocurrency support on your WordPress site. So without further ado, here are some of the best Cryptocurrency WordPress Plugins.

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Crypto Dad: ‘Money Is Too Important To Be Left To Central Bankers’

Chris Giancarlo, commonly referred to in the industry as “Crypto Dad,” served as the 13th chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) from June 2014 to April 2019. His tenure is best known for the CFTC’s 2017 approval of the first bitcoin derivatives products, a precursor to today’s bitcoin futures ETFs.

Upon leaving the regulator, Giancarlo became an advocate for the U.S. to create a CBDC (aka the digital dollar), arguing that money is too important to be left to the central banks and that the country must join the fight against China trying to impose its Orwellian standards on the next financial system. He also came out with his first book, Crypto Dad (Wiley), which recounts his time at the CFTC, lessons-learned, and ways that the U.S. can preserve its stature and core values of freedom, privacy, and independence in this new financial world.

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I'm Nate Houstman

I'm a blogger, podcaster, and web design and business consultant. Economic freedom is my mission, so I talk about money, entrepreneurship, and I expose the corruption in the financial system.

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