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Question: Closing BTC Price June 17:
$0 - 2 (1.9%)
<$6,500 - 7 (6.7%)
$6,500-$6,750 - 1 (1%)
$6,751-$7,000 - 2 (1.9%)
$7,001-$7,250 - 3 (2.9%)
$7,251-$7,500 - 6 (5.7%)
$7,501-$7,750 - 4 (3.8%)
$7,751-$8,000 - 12 (11.4%)
$8,001-$8,250 - 13 (12.4%)
$8,251-$8,500 - 6 (5.7%)
$8,501-$8,750 - 6 (5.7%)
$8,751-$9,000 - 11 (10.5%)
$9,001,$9,250 - 9 (8.6%)
$9,251-$9,500 - 6 (5.7%)
>$9,500 - 10 (9.5%)
$20,000 - 7 (6.7%)
Total Voters: 105

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February 13, 2018, 01:46:18 AM

snip ... more people are borrowing to bet BTC ... snip ... people borrowing to bet BTC ....

... I think I may have found the fundamental problem in the risk analysis logic here?

Borrowing to bet on a limited-issuance, near instantly redeemable, bearer instrument is extreme risk-taking by any measures.

Discussing how fast the bamboo and rice paper building will burn when doused in gasoline is fun but kind of misses the point that there are children playing with matches in the crawl space.


None of this is your grandma’s pension fund.  2X is very different from 100X (instant suicide).   And don’t think the big boys don’t play with exotic instruments.  That’s why we had the GFC. 
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February 13, 2018, 02:04:24 AM

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February 13, 2018, 02:17:14 AM

snip ... more people are borrowing to bet BTC ... snip ... people borrowing to bet BTC ....

... I think I may have found the fundamental problem in the risk analysis logic here?

Borrowing to bet on a limited-issuance, near instantly redeemable, bearer instrument is extreme risk-taking by any measures.

Discussing how fast the bamboo and rice paper building will burn when doused in gasoline is fun but kind of misses the point that there are children playing with matches in the crawl space.


None of this is your grandma’s pension fund.  2X is very different from 100X (instant suicide).   And don’t think the big boys don’t play with exotic instruments.  That’s why we had the GFC. 

Trading on margin is like dabbling in alt coins.
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February 13, 2018, 02:52:34 AM
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Hey guys and gal:  I have some GDAX issues of what appears to be frozen GDAX trading based on my creating a support ticket, and a slow response from them.  Here's the context of two issues.

Issue 1) Last Monday 2/5, I requested a $500 transfer from my USA bank account (Bank of America) to GDAX, and on Thursday 2/8, I received an email from GDAX saying that my $500 transfer request had been stopped by my bank, and I also noticed that my bank account link had been removed from GDAX. 

Accordingly, I called my bank in an attempt to clarify whether there was a problem on their end.  The BOA support person said that he could not see any transaction on his end, so I decided to make another attempt through GDAX to relink my BOA account, and to request the $500 again. GDAX did not allow me to relink my BOA account (and it appeared that the BOA account had been blocked from being able to be linked, even though it showed up as one of the options of bank accounts available).  I created a GDAX support ticket describing issue 1.

Issue 2) On Thursday 2/8, I received an e-mail from Coinbase (at about the same time as I had received my stopped bank transfer request e-mail from GDAX regarding issue 1, above) saying that a previously hacked GDAX account (from February 2017) that I had been using, but no longer was using, had been denied my bank limit request increase.  I had not made any such a limit request increase for that hacked GDAX account, because I had not been using that hacked GDAX account.  At about the same time that I had sent my Issue 1 support ticket, I sent an e-mail to Coinbase support using the same string of communications from my February 2017 hack communications and asserted that I had not been using such hacked GDAX account, and I had not made any request to increase my limits for that hacked GDAX account.

Additional facts: Within hours of my submitting my GDAX issue 1 support ticket and my issue 2 e-mail to support, trading on my regular GDAX account was disabled, and then a few hours later, I was no longer able to sign into my regular GDAX account, even though I could still sign into Coinbase.   I don't know which of the two issues or if both had caused my disabled GDAX trade and my subsequent cut off from signing into GDAX, but on 2/10, I called GDAX support phone number, and the representative verified that they had a support ticket for issue 1.  She did not verify further what was going on on their end, and said that she could not help me, but instead my problem had to be referred to a GDAX support specialist, which she made such referral to a GDAX support specialist.  Therefore, I have been cut off from GDAX trading and ability to sign in to GDAX for about five days, and it has been nearly 3 days since my phone call to GDAX support was referred to the GDAX support specialist with no communication from them, so far.

Questions:

Currently, I am thinking that I am shit out of luck until the GDAX support specialist communicates back with me, and maybe I won't be able to do much, until a few more days pass, and then I perhaps I can follow up by calling up support again to check on the status.

Anyone have similar circumstances to mine?

Anyone have any suggestions regarding possible ways to attempt to expedite the processing of my frozen GDAX trading matter?
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February 13, 2018, 02:53:46 AM

I think this time it's gonna break it.

you jinxed it  Angry
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February 13, 2018, 02:55:12 AM

Next to economic/financial and sovereign debt crises, this could be one the biggest that humankind will ever face:

Infocalypse
https://www.buzzfeed.com/charliewarzel/the-terrifying-future-of-fake-news?utm_term=.etJgQxmXw#.xmbJAaWMy
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February 13, 2018, 02:59:07 AM

Anyone have similar circumstances to mine?

Anyone have any suggestions regarding possible ways to attempt to expedite the processing of my frozen GDAX trading matter?

Sorry to hear that. Unfortunately I can't assist, but I'm curious as to what happened with your original GDAX account? How did it get 'hacked'? Did you have Google 2FA enabled?
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February 13, 2018, 03:07:45 AM

Next to economic/financial and sovereign debt crises, this could be one the biggest that humankind will ever face:

Infocalypse
https://www.buzzfeed.com/charliewarzel/the-terrifying-future-of-fake-news?utm_term=.etJgQxmXw#.xmbJAaWMy

Um, first of all: what does this have to do with Bitcoin Price Speculation?

And secondly, how could Fake News possibly the "biggest threat humankind will ever face"?  How about global warming, nuclear war, or over population / famine, just to name a few?
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Next to economic/financial and sovereign debt crises, this could be one the biggest that humankind will ever face:

Infocalypse
https://www.buzzfeed.com/charliewarzel/the-terrifying-future-of-fake-news?utm_term=.etJgQxmXw#.xmbJAaWMy

Um, first of all: what does this have to do with Bitcoin Price Speculation?

And secondly, how could Fake News possibly the "biggest threat humankind will ever face"?  How about global warming, nuclear war, or over population / famine, just to name a few?

Well, for starters, global warming and overpopulation are fake news  Cheesy  So it's kind of a catch-all.
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Next to economic/financial and sovereign debt crises, this could be one the biggest that humankind will ever face:

Infocalypse
https://www.buzzfeed.com/charliewarzel/the-terrifying-future-of-fake-news?utm_term=.etJgQxmXw#.xmbJAaWMy

Um, first of all: what does this have to do with Bitcoin Price Speculation?

And secondly, how could Fake News possibly the "biggest threat humankind will ever face"?  How about global warming, nuclear war, or over population / famine, just to name a few?

Well, for starters, global warming and overpopulation are fake news  Cheesy  So it's kind of a catch-all.

Lolz!  Grin
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February 13, 2018, 03:18:42 AM

Next to economic/financial and sovereign debt crises, this could be one the biggest that humankind will ever face:

Infocalypse
https://www.buzzfeed.com/charliewarzel/the-terrifying-future-of-fake-news?utm_term=.etJgQxmXw#.xmbJAaWMy

Um, first of all: what does this have to do with Bitcoin Price Speculation?

And secondly, how could Fake News possibly the "biggest threat humankind will ever face"?  How about global warming, nuclear war, or over population / famine, just to name a few?

Well, for starters, global warming and overpopulation are fake news  Cheesy  So it's kind of a catch-all.
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February 13, 2018, 03:20:08 AM

snip of JJG's  GDAX issue

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you wanted timely support from a crypto exchange?

that's not how it works man
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February 13, 2018, 03:36:56 AM

Next to economic/financial and sovereign debt crises, this could be one the biggest that humankind will ever face:

Infocalypse
https://www.buzzfeed.com/charliewarzel/the-terrifying-future-of-fake-news?utm_term=.etJgQxmXw#.xmbJAaWMy

Um, first of all: what does this have to do with Bitcoin Price Speculation?

And secondly, how could Fake News possibly the "biggest threat humankind will ever face"?  How about global warming, nuclear war, or over population / famine, just to name a few?

Well, for starters, global warming and overpopulation are fake news  Cheesy  So it's kind of a catch-all.
Lol, are you Trump in a disguise?
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He got so many food stains on his suit that he donated it to the circus.  They made 2 new tents.
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February 13, 2018, 03:39:01 AM

Anyone have similar circumstances to mine?

Anyone have any suggestions regarding possible ways to attempt to expedite the processing of my frozen GDAX trading matter?

Sorry to hear that. Unfortunately I can't assist, but I'm curious as to what happened with your original GDAX account? How did it get 'hacked'? Did you have Google 2FA enabled?

I don't want to talk too much about my own specific security measures; however, in early 2017, I had several accounts bitcoin accounts hacked into due to a forced phone porting and simultaneous taking over of a couple of my e-mail accounts.., which did not have Google authenticator at the time, but used 2 factor sms.   So, the attack was well coordinated and seemed to have involved a team based on how many things were occurring simultaneously and how many activities that they were able to take over... including multiple logging into accounts from different locations and  I have taken additional security measures regarding that in terms of the forced phone porting issue, and increasing the security of my e-mail accounts and even my bitcoin accounts.
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February 13, 2018, 03:42:45 AM

JJG, you sure are are having bad luck with exchanges. Was it your account that brought down Gox? (joking).
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