Jeff John Roberts, Fortune

Jeff John Roberts


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Past articles by Jeff:

You aren’t alone: Why Americans will receive 48 billion robocalls this year

They're America's number-one consumer complaint, but a new federal law has done almost nothing to stop the phone-scam flood. → Read More

SEC is 'dead wrong': Former chair Mary Jo White defends Ripple in closely-watched crypto case

White, one of the country's best known securities lawyers, argues as Ripple's attorney that the SEC made a blunder. → Read More

Can LSD cure our pandemic anxiety? MindMed is spending big to find out

MindMed is one of several companies experimenting with psychedelics to treat anxiety and addiction. → Read More

How does Tesla’s Bitcoin hoard compare to those of other public companies?

Tesla is not the biggest corporate Bitcoin owner—but it is near the top. → Read More

Feds' $3 billion Bitcoin seizure tied to corrupt federal agents

A seized Bitcoin wallet worth a staggering sum of money may have been owned by a former Secret Service agent. → Read More

Bitcoin price smashes $44,000 as market reacts to Tesla purchase

Tesla's foray into Bitcoin smashed price records—and got plenty of reactions on Twitter. → Read More

PayPal CEO touts 'super app' as company posts record quarter. Shares rise 6%

PayPal capped off a successful 2020 with record Q4 earnings. → Read More

Robinhood and GameStop controversy brings calls for new tech on Wall Street

The GameStop controversy has brought calls for reform of the DTCC and its two day settlement process. → Read More

The real story behind Robinhood's decision to restrict GameStop trading—and that 4am call to put up $3 billion

The call led Robinhood to limit GameStop trading but did not involve negotiations. → Read More

Signal and Telegram downloads surge, passing Facebook chat tools

Privacy-focused apps like Signal and Telegram are beating out Facebook's WhatsApp and Messenger. → Read More

Ripple demands Bitcoin and Ethereum docs from SEC amid legal fight

Ripple's freedom of information request appears intended to increase pressure on the agency. → Read More

Robinhood is being sued over the GameStop meltdown. Do investors have a case?

Robinhood class action lawsuit: Legal experts say that broadly speaking, suits like these are a long shot. → Read More

Coinbase opts to go public with direct listing and a rumored share target of $200

A direct listing means Coinbase will avoid the traditional Wall Street process. → Read More

Reddit vs the short sellers: What people are saying about GameStop's crazy ride

It's not yet clear whether there's anything illegal about using social media platforms to cheer on an irrational stock rally. → Read More

Biden crypto policy: Coinbase's lawyer hopes crypto fits into financial equity agenda

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As Bitcoin ETFs stall, a new $180M crypto trust fund from Ninepoint goes public

Ninepoint hopes lower fees will attract crypto investors looking to buy Bitcoin on the stock market. → Read More

Revolut disrupted banking in Europe. Can it do the same in the U.S.?

Revolut hopes to have 1 million U.S. customers by next year. → Read More

GameStop ‘yolo’ rally blasts on, leaving short sellers squeezed

GameStop shares soared to new heights on Monday as retail investors held off shortsellers. → Read More

Bitcoin price: BTC tanked on 'double spend' rumor. What does that mean?

False reports suggesting a user could spend Bitcoin twice contributed to panic selling. → Read More

SPACs are red-hot—but they’ve been a lousy deal for investors

For the deal-makers who put SPACs together, the upsides are obvious. For investors, not so much. → Read More