Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Did Mike Tyson ring a bell?
It's Mike Tyson promoting online trading platform Trade12.
What can you say? I wouldn't like to step anywhere near a ring with Iron Mike - but I would love him as a counter-party.
Trade12 is a bit of a black box. It is - and I am not exaggerating, owned and operated by an Estonian subsidiary of a Marshall Island company and regulated by a private company in Vanuatu.
And according to its literature it does not solicit and accept clients from USA and France.
Which brings me back to Iron Mike Tyson.
He is - I gather - a US citizen.
Either he trades with Trade12 (which would be illegal) or Trade12 is not "the strong choice of a champion".
I suspect the latter - in which case my fantasy of trading against Mike Tyson is - well - just a fantasy.
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