Asset protection

“We Have Really Lost Our Way” – Trader Laments Market’s Risk Ignorance

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The excuses to buy stocks – no matter what headline tape bomb explodes – grow longer and more desperate as asset-gatherers and commission-takers know the end is nigh (and judging by the level of insider-selling, so do C-level execs). Of course, to the onlookers, the record-breaking stock markets provide just the ‘price’ evidence that everything must be awesome (right?), but as former fund manager and FX trader Richard Breslow points out, “there’s danger in knowing price, but not value.”  CLICK for complete article

“We Have Really Lost Our Way” – Trader Laments Market’s Risk Ignorance

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The excuses to buy stocks – no matter what headline tape bomb explodes – grow longer and more desperate as asset-gatherers and commission-takers know the end is nigh (and judging by the level of insider-selling, so do C-level execs). Of course, to the onlookers, the record-breaking stock markets provide just the ‘price’ evidence that everything must be awesome (right?), but as former fund manager and FX trader Richard Breslow points out, “there’s danger in knowing price, but not value.”  CLICK for complete article

What Can Cause the Next Mortgage Crisis in the US?

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Mortgage delinquencies at all commercial banks in the US inched down to 3.14% in the second quarter, the lowest since Q2 2007, according to the Federal Reserve. But after those soothingly low delinquency rates in 2007, something happened. By Q3 2008, the delinquency rate hit 5.2%, and in Q4 2009, it went over 10%, and stayed in the double-digits until Q1 2013. This was the mortgage crisis. And we’re a million miles away from it, thank God. Or are we? CLICK for complete article

Flaw in ‘nearly all’ Modern PCs and Macs Exposes Encrypted Data

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Most modern computers, even devices with disk encryption, are vulnerable to a new attack that can steal sensitive data in a matter of minutes, new research says.

In new findings published Wednesday, F-Secure said that none of the existing firmware security measures in every laptop it tested “does a good enough job” of preventing data theft…. CLICK for complete article

Fraudsters Target Taxpayers In Million-Dollar Scam

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Back in the 2016 tax season, there was a spate of fraudulent tax scams that unnerved the entire nation. The IRS reported a massive 400 percent increase in tax fraud, mostly perpetrated by a group of impersonators who used spoof TurboTax online software to steal user credentials through elaborate email phishing schemes.

Well, the tax scam menace has reared its ugly head once again, only this time it’s much bigger, more elaborate and more daring than ever before…. CLICK for complete article

Uncertainty Mounts As Stocks Inch Closer To Record Highs

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Stocks were virtually flat on Wednesday, as investors took short-term profits off the table following the recent advance. Will the S&P 500 index continue its bull-run above the January record high of 2,872.87? Or is this some short-term topping pattern before a downward reversal?…. CLICK for complete article