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Global Futures and Options Volume by Category.

February 5, 2013 – Global Futures and Options Volume by Category in Billions of Contracts: The figures above reflect the total number of contracts traded, over the last six months, in billions of contracts on all world futures and options … Continue reading

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DOW Breaks Resistance – Targets 13,900.

January 17, 2013 – Dow breaks through resistance, targets 13,900: Builders broke ground on more houses than forecast in December, capping the best year for the industry since 2008. In addition, U.S. jobless claims sunk to the lowest level in … Continue reading

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UBS is Expected to Face a Multi-Million Dollar Fine in Rogue Trader Fiasco.

November 24, 2012 – UBS is expected to face a multimillion-dollar fine in connection with the $2.3 billion trading loss caused by a former trader:  Update from a January 30, 2012 post. The potential fine by British authorities against the Swiss … Continue reading

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Bullish on Bullion.

August 26, 2012 – Bullish on Bullion: Gold bullion remains some $300 an ounce below the all-time high of $1,921.15 set in September of last year. Although it has racked up gains for 11 years in a row, it has … Continue reading

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Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs – NYTimes.com

March 16, 2012 – A Former Goldman Sachs Insider exposes the “Vulture Culture” at Goldman Sachs:  Goldman Sachs did everything they could to separate you from your money, according to a letter issued by a 12 year trading veteran of the firm.  … Continue reading

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The $600 Trillion Dollar Elephant in the Room!

October 3, 2011 – The $600 Trillion Dollar Elephant in the Room: The combined futures market is over $600T! The entire Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the U.S. is about $15T, for the entire year. That means the futures market … Continue reading

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Rogue Trader Loses $1.5 Billion!

September 28, 2011 – Rogue Trader Loses $1.5 Billion: London police charged Kweku M. Adoboli, a 31-year-old UBS trader, with fraud after the Swiss bank said it lost $1.5 billion because of unauthorized trades. Haven’t these people heard of internal … Continue reading

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Gold Continues To Shine.

July 24, 2011 – – Gold Continues to Shine:  From the low price reached, during the week ending  October 24, 2008; through last Friday (July 22, 2011) Gold has increased in price by +129% (nearest futures contract).  It currently is … Continue reading

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