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    • Malthusian
    • By Malthusian 20th Feb 17, 9:45 AM
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    Malthusian
    And that is why I think it's wrong to simplify it in that way, because you shouldn't blindly assume that investment will offer a positive return.
    Originally posted by phillw
    GGS has already covered the difference between assuming a positive return and expectation of a positive return.

    There is no assuming going on, this is a very simple mathematical concept. I flip a coin for a £1 stake and offer you £1.10 if it lands heads and 95p if it lands tails = investment. I flip a coin for a £1 stake and offer you £1.95 if it lands heads and nothing if it lands tails = gambling.

    Binary trading isn't the bad guy, it's the con men running it.
    Ponzi schemes aren't the bad guy, it's the con men running them. Theft isn't the problem, it's the thieves.

    Lloyds names who underwrote the insurance company didn't understand their investment either & lots of them went bankrupt.
    Because they thought it was possible that someone would give you free money if you agreed to be liable for stuff that would never happen, like people suffering health issues from asbestos. Whoops. What the connection is with binary options I have no idea.
    • Nodding Donkey
    • By Nodding Donkey 5th Sep 17, 7:44 PM
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    Nodding Donkey
    This looks like the latest one

    http://198.187.30.79/~cnn/Martin-Lewis-58949-pounds-Arbitrage-Exposed-to-UK/?key1=43-lewis&campaign_id=23842663342490662&adset_id=23842 663343200662&adset_name=11+-+Lookalike+%28GB%2C+5%25%29+-+UK+Look+alike+all+Dep%2C+Desktop+Feed&ad_id=%7B%7 Bad.id%7D%7D&ad_name=Ad+12&placement=Desktop+Feed& age=30-65&gender=-&interest=-&sxid=9d34h1f8gttz

    And Facebook are making money out of it as well
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