Fair and Square
Decentralized vs Regulated: what is the cost to Bitcoin investors?
Are consumers being harmed by market manipulation on cryptocurrency exchanges In this episode, we discuss cryptocurrencies and some of the ways that every day traders could lose money to market manipulators. We speak to a data scientist, a full-time cryptocurrency trader, and a commodities lawyer about cryptocurrency manipulation and the regulation, or lack thereof, of cryptocurrency exchanges as well as what needs to be done to protect consumers.
Producer: Sophie Comeau
Monday, February 28, 2022
Are consumers being mis-sold investment funds?
Are consumers being mis-sold investment funds? In this episode, Ellie House delves into closet index funds - an issue of false advertising and overpriced fees. We learn what 'closet indexing' is, how it harms investors, and - through Fideres' work - the extent of the problem in Europe.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Have regulators been too soft on loyalty penalties?
Have regulators been too soft on loyalty penalties? Join producer and presenter Ellie House to explore the issue of price walking (also known as loyalty penalties), and hear Fideres's new idea to tackle the problem.