James Block


James Block: Examining Dirty Bubbles

Dirty Bubble Media has exposed and contributed to the unravelling of 2 major frauds (Celsius Network and FTX) as well as exposing potential malfeasance at Signature Bank of New York.
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Exchange Invest 2621: Makepeace Reforms The Band

It’s a FTSE deja vu for Mark Makepeace, albeit in a format better suited to the digital age than the stodgy LSEG. FT and SGX are partnering with a new Wilshire Index business under the direction of “Mr FTSE” - a fantastic fruition to his first year with Wilshire.
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Exchange Invest Weekend Edition 2619: From AI to Obsolescence

Chinese IDB Data Cut; FTX and their GUBU Loans; LME get hit with a minor warrant issue in Nickel; B3 are All In On Vermiculus; Happy 160 years to Stockholm; And there's a big Swiss Imbalance in the shareholder register
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Exchange Invest 2618: COIN Problems

Coinbase is in the eyes of a storm - one part is easy to work out, the other part awaits clarification from the SEC.
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Exchange Invest 2617: MEMX Options Round

SEC seeks to reduce its preponderance of paper as it crawls a little closer to the digital age while LME Nickel contracts are in dire need of modernisation according to a broad range of commodity companies as battery demand reshapes the market.
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Exchange Invest 2616: Swiss Imbalance

If you don’t know UBS acquired Credit Suisse last weekend (faster than the CS PR dept could say “merger of equals, oh wait a moment…”) then I envy your clearly commodious sub rock abode.
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